Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030 Health

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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.
Binh Phuoc: malaria patients surge Health

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.
Conference to discuss cooperation on malaria elimination Health

Conference to discuss cooperation on malaria elimination

Over 100 delegates from 17 member countries of the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) will gather at a conference in the central province of Quang Nam on March 25-27 to discuss enhancing links among nations to fight malaria.
Society

Localities move to combat diabetes

Free check-ups and consultations on diabetes were offered at an awareness raising event in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14 on the life-threatening disease and healthy lifestyles.

Health

Vietnam strives for health-related MDGs

The Government has issued a resolution to speed up the realisation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on health care in Vietnam, according to the Government Portal.