Ha Nam strives to fight African swine fever Society

Ha Nam strives to fight African swine fever

Authorities of the northern province of Ha Nam are intensifying efforts to contain and stamp out the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), as another case was announced on March 8.
FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever Society

FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam has pledged to help the country control the spread of African swine fever (ASF), that recently broke out in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen.
HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases Health

HCM City sees strong rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven weeks of 2019 surged by nearly 250 percent over the same period last year, reported the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
Preparations made to cope with swine fever Health

Preparations made to cope with swine fever

A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.
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.
More measles cases reported in HCM City Health

More measles cases reported in HCM City

Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.