Thanh Hoa: Over 5 billion VND to support flood-hit residents Society

Thanh Hoa: Over 5 billion VND to support flood-hit residents

The central province of Thanh Hoa raised a fund of more than 5 billion VND (215,000 USD) from individuals and organisations at a ceremony held on September 7 to support flood-hit locals, helping them overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives.
Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.
Back to school season means disease risk Health

Back to school season means disease risk

Students face several diseases at the beginning of the new school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, measles and flu, so epidemic prevention efforts should be strengthened, health experts warned.
Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases Health

Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases

Diagnosis and management of outpatient treatment of non-communicable diseases like hypertension at commune-level health stations will be the focus of the Project on Strengthening Management of Hypertension and Diabetes at Commune Health Station and Communication on Salt Use Reduction.
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.
Deputy PM answers issues of public concern Politics

Deputy PM answers issues of public concern

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue took the floor during the fifth meeting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6 to answer questions regarding issues of public concern.
Vietnam ready to cooperate in health response to disasters Health

Vietnam ready to cooperate in health response to disasters

Vietnam stands ready to cooperate with other ASEAN member states in medical response to natural calamities in the region, affirmed Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan at the second regional collaboration drill held in the central coastal city of Da Nang on March 26.