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Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

VOV.VN - One of the UN Millennium Development Goals is ensuring health care and protecting people against dangerous epidemics. Vietnam and other countries around the world are taking aggressive measures to cope with the COVID-19 epidemic.

Hospital-infection control work key task of health sector

Hospital-infection control work key task of health sector

Hospitals and clinics in Vietnam have started implementing surveillance of nosocomial infections and monitoring the hospital-infection control process, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien said at a recent meeting.

Vietnam records no Ebola virus infection

Vietnam records no Ebola virus infection

Vietnam has not recorded any Ebola infections to date, deputy head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Dang Quang Tan has announced.

Localities asked to prevent Ebola from entering Vietnam

Localities asked to prevent Ebola from entering Vietnam

The health sector has asked localities to strengthen supervision over Ebola virus at border gates and in the community to promptly apply suitable and effective preventive measures to avoid the intrusion of the virus to Vietnam.

Programme launched to promote disease prevention

Programme launched to promote disease prevention

Over 3,600 representatives from ministries, sectors, organisations and students attended a ceremony in Hanoi on October 17 to launch the hand in hand against infection programme in response to the Global Hand-washing Day.

Vietnam, Russia boost cooperation in fighting infection diseases

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has held talks with Anna Popova, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor), to discuss measures to step up healthcare links between the two agencies.

Rehearsal procedures for treating suspected Ebola

Rehearsal procedures for treating suspected Ebola

A drill on response measures, quarantine and treatment for suspected Ebola patients was jointly organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Hospital for Tropical Disease in Hanoi on November 7.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.

Ebola suspected patient hospitalized in Danang

Ebola suspected patient hospitalized in Danang

(VOV) -A Vietnamese guest worker, who returned home from Guinea a few days ago, has been quarantined at Hoan My Hospital in the central city of Danang after showing Ebola-like symptoms.

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.

President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

(VOV) - Nurse Nina Pham - the first person to catch Ebola on US soil has been declared free of the deadly disease 13 days after testing positive, clearing the way for President Obama to give her a big hug in the oval office.