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Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food

Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health is poised to put two major fish sauce makers, Masan Food and Khai Hoan JSC, through a complete inspection next month, not long after a ‘toxic fish sauce’ scandal unnerved local consumers.

Downtown Hanoi goes blue in response to World Diabetes Day

Downtown Hanoi goes blue in response to World Diabetes Day

The Sword Lake (Ho Guom) and Ly Thai To Park in the centre of Hanoi capital city were lit up blue on November 13 night in response to the World Diabetes Day, sharing global efforts to enhance public awareness about the disease.

Health Ministry, Abbott shake hands for nutrition improvement

Health Ministry, Abbott shake hands for nutrition improvement

The Ministry of Health and the US-based Abbott Company on September 21 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in two projects to improve the quality of clinical nutrition at hospitals and among pregnant and nursing women.

Preventive measures advised amidst JE peak season

Preventive measures advised amidst JE peak season

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry has warned the community to take active measures against Japanese encephalitis (JE) which reaches its peak season in June and July.

Health ministry provides update on RoK Zika case

Health ministry provides update on RoK Zika case

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 9 received additional information on a woman from the RoK who tested positive for the Zika virus after visiting Vietnam.

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam has seen great achievements in researching and producing vaccines, especially the production of 10 out of the 11 kinds mentioned in the nationwide expanded immunisation programme, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long.

Vietnam’s health ministry delays hospital fee hike until 2016

Vietnam’s health ministry delays hospital fee hike until 2016

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has decided to delay an increase in medical service fees at state-owned hospitals until next year instead of applying it on November 15 as previously planned for some 1,800 medical services, a health official has said.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

Up to 100,000 people living with HIV nationwide are currently being treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drug as a result of the on-going effective HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme in Vietnam, a Health Ministry official said in a conference on November 9.

Technology application in medicine prioritised

Technology application in medicine prioritised

The Ministry of Science and Technology will continue prioritising the national-level key science and technology programme coded KC10/11-15 on the application and development of advanced technology serving health care activities, pledged Minister Nguyen Quan.