Zika cases in HCM City climb to 17 Health

Zika cases in HCM City climb to 17

The Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City declared 17 Zika infections in the city as of October 31, all detected by the local disease monitoring system.
Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets Society

Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets

The head of the HCM City AIDS Prevention Centre has asked the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to help the country reach the 90-90-90 targets to help end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
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.
HCM City orders clean-up for new school year Society

HCM City orders clean-up for new school year

HCM City schools were instructed to work with health centres to disinfect classrooms and devices serving children eating lunch, taking a nap and attending extra classes ahead of the new school year.
Khanh Hoa province needs more doctors Health

Khanh Hoa province needs more doctors

Khanh Hoa Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Hospital is struggling to employ specialist doctors despite priority support from the local health care sector.
Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines Health

Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention.
Hanoi: Diseases under control Health

Hanoi: Diseases under control

Diseases in Hanoi have been controlled over the past three months, Deputy Director of the municipal Health Department Hoang Duc Hanh has said.
Dengue fever drops in HCM City Health

Dengue fever drops in HCM City

The Preventive Health Centre in HCM City will continue its dengue-fever preventive programme this year as the city has seen a downward trend in the last two months.