The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Health Department has warned of a high risk of avian influenza A/H7N9 outbreaks in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Health has urged all provinces and cities nationwide to intensify measures preventing influenza viruses and diseases amid the approaching Lunar New Year holiday, a move triggered by reports of avian flu outbreaks in some localities.
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) -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.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has announced the deadly avian flu strain H5N1 has been contained to isolated incidences in Vietnam.and is largely under control.
Localities need to monitor bird flu virus spread and potency of vaccines, urged the National Steering Committee on Avian Flu Control at a meeting in Hanoi on March 18.
The Ministry of Education and Training has asked its departments, educational institutes and vocational schools to co-operate with the health sector and other relevant agencies in the fight against avian flu, especially A(H7N9).
Bird flu has struck 21 provinces and cities across the country with around 64,000 infected chickens culled, according to the latest statistics from the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Health Ministry has taken drastic measures to strengthen quarantine checks and the inspections of imported goods at border gates, with the aim of preventing bird flu viruses from entering the country.
The environment police nationwide will lend a hand in preventing the dangerous avian influenza currently striking other nations entering the country.
Vietnam on February 13 banned smuggled poultry from entering four northern provinces following the H7N9 bird flu situation in southern China.
The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang and southern Tay Ninh province have introduced tough measures to thwart poultry smuggling during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in a bid to prevent the spread of bird flu in their border areas.
The Prime Minister has requested ministries, agencies and localities to combat avian influenza by cracking down on cross-border smuggling of poultry and poultry products, in the face of rising new virus strains in regional countries and territories.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued an action plan to guard against a strain of avian flu virus H7N9 which is spreading across neighbouring China.
No cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and avian influenza H7N9 have been reported so far in Vietnam, a health official has said.
Vietnam will improve its readiness to prevent and cope with avian influenza under a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development.
(VOV) - Major epidemics, including bird flu, swine flu, and foot and mouth disease have been brought under control across the country since the beginning of the year.
A senior agricultural official has called on provinces nationwide to intensify measures to prevent the spread of bird flu viruses, especially the transmission of H7N9 into Vietnam as the new strain is spreading in neighbouring China.
(VOV) - Localities across the country have been warned of the possible recurrence of avian influenza in a more complicated manner.
(VOV) -Vietnam has yet to report any cases of either humans or poultry infected with the new H7N9 avian influenza strain, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.