Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics Health

Vietnam actively copes with potential epidemics

The epidemics abroad are likely to break out in Vietnam unless preventive measures are taken, head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said at a seminar in Hanoi.
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.
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Ministry conducts vaccination inspections nationwide

The Ministry of Public Health has established 11 working groups to supervise the implementation of the vaccination drive at all levels and localities as part of efforts to improve the programme’s efficiency.
Localities urged to enhance disease prevention Health

Localities urged to enhance disease prevention

The Ministry of Public Health has requested People’s Committees in provinces and cities across the country to intensify disease prevention efforts after the Lunar New Year (Tet) and during the 2015 festival season in response to a recent Government directive.
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WHO experts assess vaccine quality in Vietnam

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has dispatched experts to Vietnam to investigate the alleged serious side-effects of Quinvaxem—a 5-in-1 vaccine for children—following some suspected deaths in the country, according to Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) website.