VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has shared Vietnam’s initial success in containing COVID-19 at the 73rd WHO Assembly session, saying Vietnam has implemented many effective measures to bring the epidemic under control with a low rate of infection and no deaths.
The ninth International Congress of the Asia-Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) opened in the central city of Da Nang on March 20.
VOV.VN -The sub-department of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine in Ho Chi Minh city has detected the A/H5N6 bird flu virus in 900 infected ducks .
With women facing increased risks of HIV infection, greater emphasis is necessary to address the needs of females in the national HIV response, experts have said.
The UN High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS held in New York last week discussed important measures to wipe out the epidemic throughout the world.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health (MoH) on April 5 announced the first two cases of Zika virus infection in south-central coastal Khanh Hoa province and HCM City.
VOV.VN - HIV experts and policy leaders on March 10 gathered at a technical meeting on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a promising bio-mediacal HIV prevention tool in Hanoi.
The antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS patients has been a focused investment in numerous countries thanks to its efficiency.
Doctors at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases have diagnosed Trypanosoma evansi, a kind of blood parasite affecting a large number of wild and domesticated animal species, in a patient admitted to the hospital.
(VOV) - Ministry of Health (MoH) officials have reported that hand-foot-mouth disease has killed one and infected 1,551 others throughout the country since the beginning of the year.
A drill on response measures, quarantine and treatment for suspected Ebola patients was jointly organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Hospital for Tropical Disease in Hanoi on November 7.
(VOV) -An inspection team led by Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Tuan Anh on August 20 examined the preventive measures taken by large hotels and travel agencies against deadly Ebola virus which is currently ravaging West Africa.
The Health Ministry and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City held a drill on August 14 to get hospitals in the city prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak, which is currently ravaging West Africa, though no case of infection has been reported in Vietnam so far.
(VOV) - A senior health official has scotched rumours concerning the first Ebola virus infection in Vietnam and confirmed that no such cases have been detected in the country.
(VOV) -A leading Vietnamese epidemiologist has warned the dengue virus is likely to mutate genetically, making it difficult to combat the disease.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 23 asked relevant ministries, agencies and Hanoi city to take urgent action to bring measles under control and reduce the number of fatalities.
(VOV) -Measles is spreading far and wide in the capital city and the local government and healthcare workers mobilise to stop the virus from spreading.
(VOV) - Conjoined twins Phi Phung and Phi Long were successfully separated at HCM City-based Children’s Hospital No2 on November 26 and they are both on respirators.
As of July 12, three provinces, Lang Son, Dong Nai and Binh Duong, have not passed the 21-day deadline required to be free from the infectious disease.
Health authorities in the southern province of Ben Tre are trying to clarify the source of HIV infection in 12 local men who live in the same hamlet and previously received treatment from an unlicensed physician.