On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.
Vietnam's Health Ministry has listed several steps for people to protect themselves from a new pneumonia virus that had killed one in China.
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 Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.
VOV.VN - The Tourism Organization of Gyeonggi – the most populous province in the Republic of Korea (RoK) has included Vietnam in its tourism marketing strategy.
Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to step up precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after the second case was confirmed in Thailand on January 23.
The increasing demand for food and rise in travelling during the lunar New Year holidays and the festival season will pose a high risk of disease outbreaks.
Thai health authorities said on January 26 that they had placed 33 people in quarantine after an Omani national seeking medical help in the country tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
Vietnamese tourists are returning to The Republic of Korea (RoK) in large numbers as non-stop promotional efforts seem to help dissipate concerns over the recent MERS outbreak.
A 66-year-old man in the Republic of Korea (RoK), who was recovering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infection, died on October 25, bringing the total death toll linked to the disease in the country to 37.
A Thai woman suspected of having contracted Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus has been hospitalised after returning from her pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Passengers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) entering Vietnam after August 15, 2015 will be exempted from MERS-CoV health declarations, said the Ministry of Health on August 12.
The Republic of Korea declared on July 27 it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospital settings to kill 36 people.
(VOV) - The Middle East Respiratory Disease (MERS) has scared away tens of thousands of international tourists and forced them to change or cancel planned visits to the Republic of Korea (RoK).
A delegation from the Ministry of Health inspected preventive measures against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) at the Can Tho General Hospital in the Mekong Delta city on July 8.
The Philippines on July 6 confirmed the country’s second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a 36 year-old visitor travelling from Dubai.
The central province of Thanh Hoa organised a conference on July 2 to discuss the implementation of a plan to prevent and handle any emerging MERS-CoV cases.
The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City has issued a Plan of Action as prep against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) threat.
(VOV) - The number of foreign arrivals visiting Vietnam for the month of June fell modestly by 1.9% when compared against the corresponding period last year to 529,000, according to the latest figures from the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Two more patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus have died, the Republic of Korea's health ministry said on June 26 bringing the total fatality to 31.