Conference discusses malaria elimination Health

Conference discusses malaria elimination

The Health Department of the southern coastal province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau hosted a conference on December 17 to seek experts’ solutions to preventing and then eliminating malaria.
 Vietnam alarmed at A/H7N9 influenza threat Health

Vietnam alarmed at A/H7N9 influenza threat

Vietnam has so far recorded no infections of A/H7N9 poultry influenza; however, the country is intensifying measures to prevent the virus given the new outbreak in neighbouring China.
Health

Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitis

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH’s Preventive Health Department.
Lam Dong: suspected MERS case tests negative Health

Lam Dong: suspected MERS case tests negative

The Russian visitor in Lam Dong province who was suspected of contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) tested negative for the deadly virus, affirmed the Central Highlands province’s Department of Health Director Pham Thi Bach Yen on June 24.
Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV Health

Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health organised an online meeting on June 23 with ASEAN member states, the Republic of Korea, Japan and China to share information on coping with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic Health

HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic

The HCM City Centre for International Health Quarantine has put in place all preventive measures to keep out Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, a top city health official said.
Business

Packaged goods must pass quality tests

Nguyen Thanh Phong, director of the Food Hygiene and Safety Department under the Health Ministry, talks with Chinhphu.vn about the agency's preparations for pilot implementation of a new mechanism for imported packaged goods.