Nearly 900 cases of dengue fever have been reported in the Central Highlands of Vietnam from the beginning of 2016 up over 20% compared to the same period last year.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 5 issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.
Vietnam runs a high risk of recording a case of Zika virus infection, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said during an inspection of virus prevention measures in Ho Chi Minh City on February 4.
The Ministry of Health is coordinating closely with relevant sectors to keep tourists from Zika virus-affected countries under strict monitoring, aiming to prevent the virus from entering Vietnam, reported an online conference in Hanoi on February 2.
Vietnam’s healthcare has gone a long way since the “Doi Moi” (Renewal) Process 30 years ago with improved service quality and equality.
Nha Trang Pasteur Institute has officially announced four more fatalities in the central province of Binh Dinh since late last December due to dengue fever.
Discarded coconut shells and flowerpots in the garden in front as well as the backyard of Tran Van Tho's house in Binh Duong Province's An Phu Ward contained a lot of mosquito larvae after rains in the previous two days.
The Ministry of Health launched a mosquito larva killing campaign in Vietnam’s southern central and southern provinces and cities on October 16 in an effort to fight increasing dengue fever.
Even though each of their beds is now shared by three children, the city's top pediatric hospitals still do not have enough rooms.
The number of in-patients at Ho Chi Minh City Paediatrics Hospital No.1 has increased to a 10-year high, with 2,099 as of this week.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) formed 10 working teams on September 28 to fight dengue fever, the incidence rate of which has risen above the same period last year, in 20 provinces and cities.
Vietnamese people spend a total of VND1.4-1.6 trillion (US$62.2-71.1 million) each year on treatment of dengue fever, a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Health has revealed.
The risk of an outbreak of dengue fever was high in Hanoi, healthcare officials have warned.
Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine recently reported.
Some 3,000 people attended a meeting on June 14 in response to the ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15) with the aim of calling for the entire society’s engagement in fighting this popular disease.
A communication campaign to raise awareness about dengue prevention was launched yesterday by the Vietnam Health Environment Management Agency (VIHEMA), in collaboration with the Enesis Group.
Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces are battling an unseasonal spread of dengue fever, with thousands of cases reported including three deaths last month.
The dengue fever outbreak has reached its peak in Ho Chi Minh City, with the number of patients contracting the mosquito-born disease rising to 3,000 in the first 9 months of this year, resulting in five deaths.
(VOV) -The number of hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever patients saw a sharp increase in September, and is predicted to spread more widely this month.
(VOV) -It is imperative to focus expressly on improving access to quality health care within the confines of accelerating socio-economic growth and cultural progress towards realising the ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.