The number of people hospitalised in Ho Chi Minh City with contagious diseases this year has sharply increased compared with the same period a year ago, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
The HCM City Department of Education and Training has instructed managers of schools to take preventive measures against the spread of contagious disease among students.
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.
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.
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.
The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.
(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.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the health sector to take great pains to prevent contagious diseases from spreading across the community as summer is approaching.
(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.
(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.