Dengue infections fall nationwide Health

Dengue infections fall nationwide

The number of new dengue fever infections nationwide has dropped for eight consecutive weeks, announced the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry on October 26.
HIV infections on the rise Health

HIV infections on the rise

The number of new HIV infections has been on the rise in Vietnam, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM) and those with unsafe sexual behaviours..
 Hip replacement results improve in Vietnam Health

Hip replacement results improve in Vietnam

Highly skilled doctors in Vietnam using advanced prostheses and techniques have improved the quality and success rate of hip replacement surgery to a level as high as that of other countries.
Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts Health

Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

The over-prescription of antibiotics caused a common gastrointestinal bacteria to develop antibiotic resistance, experts said at a recent conference on digestion held by Bach Mai Hospital and the Japanese Nagoya University in Hanoi.
Ethnic minority kids malnourished Society

Ethnic minority kids malnourished

The health of children in Vietnam has recorded considerable improvements in recent years. However, kids in remote areas with a high concentration of ethnic minority groups continue to lag behind.
Dengue fever cases nationwide fall Health

Dengue fever cases nationwide fall

Most localities nationwide have reported declines in dengue fever cases in the past four weeks, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department, on September 14.
Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers Health

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. Their efforts are threatened by a lack of human resources.
Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities Health

Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

The Hanoi Department of Health is intensifying measures to reduce the number of fatalities caused by mosquito-borne dengue fever – which is likely to cause more infections due to hot and rainy weather.