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Two more Zika cases confirmed in Vietnam

Two more Zika cases confirmed in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Two more Zika cases have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City, bringing the total number of confirmed cases this year to seven as of October 15, the Ministry of Health has reported.

Philippines confirms three new Zika cases

Philippines confirms three new Zika cases

The Philippine Ministry of Health has confirmed three new cases of Zika virus, bringing the number of locally-transmitted Zika virus to 12 cases this year, including a pregnant woman.

Vietnamese, French localities to boost health, education cooperation

Vietnamese, French localities to boost health, education cooperation

Health cooperation will be promoted by 40 Vietnamese and French provinces and cities in 2016-2020, participants said at a seminar within the framework of the 10th conference on cooperation between the two countries’ localities in southern Can Tho city on September 14.

New decree on conditions to establish tissue bank

New decree on conditions to establish tissue bank

The Prime Minister has issued Decree No 118/2016/ND-CP to adjust or supplement some articles of Decree No 56/2008/ND-CP on the organisation and operation of tissue banks and the National Coordination Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

Singapore reports first Zika case

Singapore reports first Zika case

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore reported the first imported case of Zika virus on May 13.

New vaccines added to national inoculation campaigns

New vaccines added to national inoculation campaigns

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has included a number of new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation as part of efforts to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported on May 6.

Vietnam, US seek stronger medical cooperation

Vietnam, US seek stronger medical cooperation

Representatives from hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical equipment firms, and health research and training establishments of the US joined their Vietnamese counterparts at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on April 14.

HCM City works to ease hospital overload

HCM City works to ease hospital overload

Reducing hospital overloads was a focal point at a working session between the Ministry of Health and the Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee on March 5.

Vietnam moderates UN discussion on climate change

Vietnam moderates UN discussion on climate change

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN and other international organisations Nguyen Trung Thanh moderated a panel discussion on climate change and the right to health at the 31st regular session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 3.

Vietnam records stable population in 2015

Vietnam records stable population in 2015

Vietnam’s population has remained stable and yet to surpass 92 million people, heard a conference held on January 14 reviewing last year’s outcomes related to population and family planning.

Medi-Pharm Expo 2015 kicks off in Hanoi

Medi-Pharm Expo 2015 kicks off in Hanoi

(VOV) - Opening day of the Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo, December 2-6, found more than 150 exhibitors from 16 countries displaying their wares at the Hanoi International Centre for Exhibition (ICE) at 91 Tran Hung Dao Street in the Hoan Kiem District.

HCM City wants more investment, tourists from UK

HCM City wants more investment, tourists from UK

HCM City’s People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan said that the city welcomes more investment and tourists from the United Kingdom (UK) in his meeting with Prince Andrew on November 16.

Vietnam’s cancer increase fuelled by alcohol abuse

Vietnam’s cancer increase fuelled by alcohol abuse

(VOV) - According to a World Health Organization (WHO) comparison of per capita consumption in litres of pure alcohol, Vietnamese—at 8.7 litres per year—out-drink residents of all other Southeast Asian nations.