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Dak Lak sees rises in contagious diseases

Dak Lak sees rises in contagious diseases

Abnormal weather has resulted in increases in infectious diseases, especially dengue fever, diarrhoea and hand-foot-mouth disease in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak since the beginning of May.

Conference discusses infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS

Nearly 800 domestic and foreign managers, scientists and experts in infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS are attending a conference in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, to share experience in this field.

Ebola response plan and drill prepared

An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

Some contagious diseases likely to enter Vietnam

Some contagious diseases likely to enter Vietnam

(VOV) - A number of life-threatening highly communicable diseases, including the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), are likely to infiltrate into Vietnam, a leading health official warned.

Health sector well prepared for epidemics

Health sector well prepared for epidemics

(VOV) - Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said the sector has taken a series of drastic measures to prevent infectious diseases, including measles and avian influenza, from running rampant across the country.

Healthcare sector seeks international support

Healthcare sector seeks international support

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health (MoH) hosted a February 26 forum in Hanoi to call for international assistance in achieving millennium development goals for health.