Society

Pregnant women to get A/H1N1 flu shot

The National Vaccination Steering Committee will give the nation’s first 1.2 million doses of A/H1N1 flu vaccine to women more than three months pregnant in all 63 provinces and cities nationwide.
Society

One more pregnant woman dies from A/H1N1 flu

The Department for Preventive Medicine and Environment under the Ministry of Health on October 29 confirmed one more death from the A/H1N1 influenza, raising the total fatalities from the disease in the country so far to 36.
Health

Two more A/H1N1 deaths confirmed

The Ministry of Health on October 2 confirmed two more deaths from the A/H1N1 flu, raising the total due to the disease to 18.
Vietnam sees 9,260 A/H1N1 flu cases so far Health

Vietnam sees 9,260 A/H1N1 flu cases so far

Vietnamese health officials on Oct. 1 confirmed 202 more cases of A/H1N1 influenza infection, bringing the nation’s total number of patients to 9,260, including 16 deaths.
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Vietnam plans to vaccinate high-risk group against A/H1N1 flu

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has asked the Government’s permission to give A/H1N1 flu vaccines to pregnant women, people with chronic diseases and medical workers who are directly involved in flu prevention and control, said a ministry official.
Society

One more pregnant woman dies from A/H1N1 flu

The Health Ministry on October 17 confirmed one more death from the A/H1N1 influenza, raising the total fatalities from the disease in the country so far to 24, of which five were pregnant women.
Society

Campaign against mother-to-child HIV transmission

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has called for organisations from the central to grassroots levels and all the people, especially women, to actively take part in a campaign to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission.