Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases Health

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4 percent, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.
VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets Health

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
Cambodia, Laos, VN vow to further deepen comprehensive cooperation Politics

Cambodia, Laos, VN vow to further deepen comprehensive cooperation

The Prime Ministers of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) have reaffirmed their commitment to further deepening comprehensive cooperation among the three countries and building integrated, sustainable and prosperous CLV economies, an indispensable part of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025.
HCM City hospitals open for Tet Health

HCM City hospitals open for Tet

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has instructed all hospitals in the city not to refuse emergency aid to patients during the Tet (Lunar New Year) period.
UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic Health

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme (IPP) allocates 6 million GBP for Vietnam to build an early warning system of dengue fever outbreaks, said UK Science Minister Sam Gyimah.
Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​
Bird flu detected in Cambodia World

Bird flu detected in Cambodia

The bird flu virus was detected in Koh Svay village in Kampong Cham province of Cambodia, recently announced the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
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.
Prime Minister requests urgent flood relief Society

Prime Minister requests urgent flood relief

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 5 sent a message asking all authorities and agencies to quickly repair the damage caused by typhoon Damrey, which has wreaked havoc in the central and south central coast of Vietnam.
Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives Society

Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives

As people in flood-hit provinces struggle to piece together severely disrupted lives, local authorities are calling out for urgent help to deal with major damage suffered by dykes, irrigation works and other construction projects.