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.
APEC gears towards healthy region Health

APEC gears towards healthy region

Officials of the APEC Health Working Group gathered in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21, expecting to address a range of issues in order to build a healthy Asia-Pacific region.
Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics Health

Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

The health sector of Hanoi has built a monitoring system for early detection of epidemics across the locality as part of efforts to improve the city’s capacity to prevent and control diseases.
Experts discuss ways to promote disease prevention Health

Experts discuss ways to promote disease prevention

More than 100 health, livestock and environment experts from 17 countries are discussing ways to promote collaboration in disease prevention in the face of several newly emerging diseases at a three-day workshop that began in Hanoi on October 13.
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Control of new diseases needs to be tightened

Tightened supervision has been called for newly emerging diseases, including avian influenza strains H1N1, H5N1, H7N9, dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth, which hit the country hard in the first six months of 2013.