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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.

Official: Vietnam has yet to export live poultry to Saudi Arabia

Official: Vietnam has yet to export live poultry to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s temporary ban on the imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from Vietnam over concerns about avian flu has no effect on the nation as it has not exported live poultry to any country yet, an official said on April 17.

Southern provinces plan bird flu prevention

Southern provinces plan bird flu prevention

Southern provinces and cities have drawn up a plan for prevention of avian influenza A(H7N9) as requested by the Prime Minister, following several outbreaks in China.

Bird flu expands in Vietnam, striking 2 more provinces

Bird flu expands in Vietnam, striking 2 more provinces

VOV.VN - Strains of bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock in the northern province of Bac Ninh and the birds will be culled to stop the virus from entering the food system, report government officials.

Hanoi launches hotline for H7N9 avian flu prevention

Hanoi launches hotline for H7N9 avian flu prevention

The Hanoi Health Department has announced two hotlines, 0949396115 and 0969082115, for H7N9 avian flu prevention, heard an online meeting on plans to prevent diseases in humans in Hanoi on March 7.

Ministry instructs strong measures to prevent H7N9 avian flu

Ministry instructs strong measures to prevent H7N9 avian flu

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued an urgent notice requiring centrally-run cities and provinces, especially border localities, ministries and agencies to deploy strong measures to prevent avian influenza viruses including H7N9 from entering Vietnam.

El Nino increases risk of epidemic outbreaks

El Nino increases risk of epidemic outbreaks

Global climate change and the El-Nino phenomenon have raised the risk of epidemic outbreaks if precautious measures are not properly taken, said a health official.

Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat

Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat

The Preventive Medicine Department confirmed that risk of disease spreading across borders is very ​high as human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus are being reported from China.

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department (PMD) on March 5.