Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.
Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS Health

Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS

The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) signed a record of discussions for a cooperation project to set up a bench-to-bedside system for sustainable anti-virus (ARV) and HIV prevention in Vietnam.
Disease season peaks in southern region Health

Disease season peaks in southern region

Hospitals in the southern region have admitted many patients diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth disease, measles or upper respiratory infections as the peak season for contagious diseases has arrived.
Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok World

Dengue fever spreads in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Aswin Khwanmuang on September 17 alerted citizens to dengue fever as the city has recorded nearly 6,000 infections and five fatalities so far this year.
Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi Health

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.
Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases Health

Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases

The southern province of Binh Phuoc has recorded 973 malaria cases in the first half of the year, up by 66 percent year-on-year, including one death, reported by the provincial Department of Health on July 16.
Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave Health

Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.