Indonesia joins global vaccine network World

Indonesia joins global vaccine network

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) opens a global vaccine network for Indonesia's pharmacy industry in Indonesia, the Health Ministry's Secretary General Kunta Wibawa Dasa Nugraha said on September 20.
Philippines declares polio "outbreak" World

Philippines declares polio "outbreak"

The Department of Health (DoH) of the Philippines announced on September 19 that polio is re-emerging in the country, 19 years after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Southeast Asian country free of the infectious disease.
Bird flu, swine flu break out in Myanmar World

Bird flu, swine flu break out in Myanmar

Bird flu has broken out in Dawei, Myanmar’s southern Tanitharyi coastal region, said Myanmar authorities on July 26, while the country recorded three deaths of H1N1 influenza, also known as swine flu.
HCM City prevents diseases through GIS Health

HCM City prevents diseases through GIS

Ho Chi Minh City has decided to promote its geographic information system (GIS), to prevent infectious diseases, said Le Hong Nga, Deputy Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.