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Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases

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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.

Health sector targets to curb malaria

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Health sector targets to curb malaria

The health sector aims to keep the rate of people with malaria below 0.15 per thousand and the rate of mortality related to the disease below 0.02 per thousand in the 2016-2020 period.

Binh Phuoc: malaria patients surge

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Binh Phuoc: malaria patients surge

Over 1,000 malaria patients have been recorded in the first five months of 2015 in the southern province of Binh Phuoc, an unwonted 100 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Thua Thien-Hue to cope with exotic malaria

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Thua Thien-Hue to cope with exotic malaria

Localities in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue are facing increased cases of malaria, due primarily to imported infections from neighbouring Laos, according to the provincial Centre of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology.

Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

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Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

Although Vietnam has seen a downward trend of malaria cases, elimination of the disease faces challenges, including the emergence of a strain that has become more drug-resistant, thus, requiring a longer period of recovery, and an increasing number of cases caused by a less dangerous strain that is, however, more difficult to treat.

Asia-Pacific leaders form alliance to combat malaria

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Asia-Pacific leaders form alliance to combat malaria

Leaders at the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Brunei on October 11 endorsed the creation of an Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) to unite countries and promote regional political leadership and collaboration against the disease.