PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.
More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis Health

More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis

Delegates at a conference in Hanoi on August 15 discussed measures to complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment facilities in 15 provinces that have yet to build special hospitals for this disease.
Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies Health

Northern Vietnam reports highest number of death from rabies

Northern Vietnam remains the region with the highest number of death from rabies, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s mortality, deputy director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan told a meeting in Hanoi on August 6.
H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29 World

H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29

The total death toll of the seasonal influenza virus H1N1 in Myanmar has so far reached 29, said a statement from the local Health and Sports Ministry on July 4.
Singapore detects first case of rare monkeypox World

Singapore detects first case of rare monkeypox

Singaporean Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on May 9 that it has detected the first case of monkeypox, with the patient identified as a 38-year-old Nigerian who arrived in Singapore in late last month.