Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop Health

Hanoi: new dengue fever cases drop

The number of new dengue fever cases in Hanoi has dropped in the recent two weeks but is still high, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee on Epidemics Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 25.
Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases Health

Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine has instructed health officials in provinces and cities nationwide to cooperate with education departments to strengthen cleanliness at schools to prevent outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever.
Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities Health

Hanoi works to minimize dengue fatalities

The Hanoi Department of Health is intensifying measures to reduce the number of fatalities caused by mosquito-borne dengue fever – which is likely to cause more infections due to hot and rainy weather.
Vietnam reports surge in dengue infections Health

Vietnam reports surge in dengue infections

Ten people have died and more than 36,000 have been affected by dengue fever since the beginning of the year, according to the report of the Preventive Medicine Department.
Dong Nai active in avian flu prevention Health

Dong Nai active in avian flu prevention

The southern province of Dong Nai, which houses Vietnam’s largest poultry population of 18 million birds, has been taking precautionary measures against avian flu.
Preventive medicine ignored: Deputy PM Health

Preventive medicine ignored: Deputy PM

None of Vietnam’s provinces are spending as much as they should on preventive medicine, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the country’s preventive healthcare system.