Health ministry warns of spring diseases Health

Health ministry warns of spring diseases

Health experts are advising people to take precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the first three months of the year during the humid weather and crowded festivals, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.
Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave Health

Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.
Seasonal diseases pick up with winter Health

Seasonal diseases pick up with winter

The first cold spell of winter in the northern region has brought with it an increase in sicknesses like measles, mumps, flu and chicken pox, local reports say.
Hand-foot-mouth virus early this year Health

Hand-foot-mouth virus early this year

The hand, foot and mouth disease season has barely begun in HCM City but hospitals are already seeing a rush of patients, many of them severely affected, according to paediatrics hospitals.
Vietnam adds three new vaccines Health

Vietnam adds three new vaccines

Vaccines against pneumonia, diarrhoea and the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer will be added to the national immunisation programme, with support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunis
Hospital admissions up during heat Health

Hospital admissions up during heat

The first hot spell of summer, with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius, is sending more people, especially children and the elderly to hospital.
Hanoi tackles summer diseases Health

Hanoi tackles summer diseases

Hanoi health authorities have taken precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the period over spring and summer during the hot weather.