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Temporary ban on pork imports from Hungary, Poland

Temporary ban on pork imports from Hungary, Poland

VOV.VN - Vietnam will temporarily stop importing pork and pork-based products from Hungary and Poland as from September 20 for growing concern about the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak detected in the two countries.

Vietnam, Australia to set up strategic partnership in PM’s visit

Vietnam, Australia to set up strategic partnership in PM’s visit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sign the Joint Statement on establishing the Vietnam – Australia Strategic Partnership during the former's visit to Australia, creating the political and legal framework for the two countries' relations to develop in the coming time.

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

VOV.VN - Hanoi health officials reported on June 25 that the capital city had experienced a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases this year to date compared to 2016, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

Climate change and abnormal weather conditions have strongly impacted people’s health, triggering disease outbreaks including recurrence of new epidemics, said the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Thai PM calls on all sectors to address global threats

Thai PM calls on all sectors to address global threats

The Prime Minister of Thailand has urged all Asia Cooperation Dialogue member countries to cooperate actively to tackle common challenges of the region in borderless world, including poverty, climate change, epidemics and conflicts.

Preventative medicine sector lacks workforce, investment

Preventative medicine sector lacks workforce, investment

The preventative medicine sector in Vietnam now lacks nearly 23,000 health professionals due to low salary and poor welfare, which has resulted in a recent increase in epidemics, food poisoning cases, and treatment expenses.

ASEAN Community targets better health care

ASEAN Community targets better health care

(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.

Epidemics more complicated this summer

Epidemics more complicated this summer

(VOV) - Vietnam has confirmed its first fatalities from hand-foot-mouth disease (HFM), dengue fever, rabies, and encephalitis since the beginning of this year.

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.

Post-2015 ASEAN Community orientations discussed

Post-2015 ASEAN Community orientations discussed

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) jointly opened a seminar on orientations for building the ASEAN Community beyond 2015 in Hanoi on December

WHO official calls for joint efforts to combat bird flu

WHO official calls for joint efforts to combat bird flu

Head representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam Takeshi Kasai has urged the country to enhance inter-sectoral coordination, especially between medical and veterinary sectors, in the fight against animal-to-human epidemics.

ASEAN prioritises community building efforts

ASEAN prioritises community building efforts

(VOV) - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has emphasised the need to realise the vision of a united and resilient ASEAN community in order to expand its role in addressing regional challenges.

Epidemics under control

Epidemics under control

(VOV) - No new outbreaks of bird flu, foot-and-mouth and blue ear pig diseases have been detected in provinces and cities across the country over the past few weeks.

Stabilizing market prices during New Year Festival

Stabilizing market prices during New Year Festival

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked ministries and agencies to stabilize the prices of essential commodities during the coming traditional New Year Festival (Tet).

More than 93,000 hand-foot-mouth cases in nine months

More than 93,000 hand-foot-mouth cases in nine months

(VOV) - Epidemics, like hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD), meningitis, and viral encephalitis, are developing complicatedly across the country, with the cases of infection rising at an alarming rate.