The Ministry of Health (MoH) has urged localities nationwide which are carrying out health checkups to send interpreters to support border regions in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has suggested that there should be a focus on providing accurate and timely information relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic and preventive measures while strictly handling cases of posting inaccurate news.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has enough biological products eligible to conduct tests for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with the accuracy of testing similar to the techniques used in other countries such as the Real-time RT-PCR, stated Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.
VOV.VN - The south central province of Khanh Hoa has gone 30 days without any new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerging and is currently completing the process of being declared free from the epidemic, according to Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen.
The Construction Department of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a document urging People’s Committees of 24 districts in the city to intensify epidemic preventive measures at apartment buildings amid the complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic.
People who caught novel coronavirus (nCoV) would be offered free tests, treatment and medicine, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
VOV.VN - Vietnam is capable of conducting tests for the novel coronavirus (nCoV) and fighting against the pneumonia disease, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long at a press conference held in Hanoi on February 5.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has emphasised the need to reduce mass gatherings as Vietnam is ramping up efforts to cope with the threat of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
The Health Ministry has advised people to avoid crowded places unless absolutely necessary as a safety measure against the deadly new coronavirus.
The Health Ministry held a press conference on January 31 to provide latest information on the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) in the country and the world.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent document under which patients with any symptoms of acute respiratory infection are to be examined at specific clinics.
Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported at a conference on January 7 of the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.
The Ministry of Health’s General Department of Preventive Medicine has instructed agencies to enhance quarantine checks at border gates to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases by cross-border travellers.
The Ministry of Health has announced there are no new mutations of influenza viruses or drug-resistant strains in Vietnam.
Hospitals and other institutions in Vietnam have been warned to prevent staff’s complicity in the trafficking of newborns.
VOV.VN - Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever were recorded nationwide, including three deaths until the end of May, three times more than the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) plans to halt a planned increase of medical service fees if the consumer price index (CPI) increases in 2019.
The Ministry of Health has issued a warning to not sell or use nitrous oxide N2O, a colourless and sweet tasting gas, for recreational purposes.
A training programme on management of health for workers at workplaces is underway in the central city of Da Nang from May 5-7, attracting medical workers from preventive medical centres in 24 provinces and cities.
The Ministry of Health and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on March 7 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on efficient natural disaster, calamity and emergency response.