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Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

VOV.VN - One of the UN Millennium Development Goals is ensuring health care and protecting people against dangerous epidemics. Vietnam and other countries around the world are taking aggressive measures to cope with the COVID-19 epidemic.

Hospital-infection control work key task of health sector

Hospital-infection control work key task of health sector

Hospitals and clinics in Vietnam have started implementing surveillance of nosocomial infections and monitoring the hospital-infection control process, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien said at a recent meeting.

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take prevention against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and during the first months of the new year.

Programme launched to promote disease prevention

Programme launched to promote disease prevention

Over 3,600 representatives from ministries, sectors, organisations and students attended a ceremony in Hanoi on October 17 to launch the hand in hand against infection programme in response to the Global Hand-washing Day.

Health sector opens new training courses against MERS-CoV

Health sector opens new training courses against MERS-CoV

The Ministry of Health has asked health departments across the country to increase training courses for doctors and nurses to proactively cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) as it develops.

Foreign tourist arrivals fall slightly in June

Foreign tourist arrivals fall slightly in June

(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).

Woman tests negative for MERS at Vietnam hospital

Woman tests negative for MERS at Vietnam hospital

(VOV) - A woman has tested negative for the potentially deadly MERS virus at a Vietnam hospital, authorities said on June 24, as a recent outbreak in Saudi Arabia has triggered alarms throughout the world.

Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV

Multinational online meeting to cope with MERS-CoV

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health organised an online meeting on June 23 with ASEAN member states, the Republic of Korea, Japan and China to share information on coping with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Hanoi runs MERS-Cov handling drill

A drill was jointly conducted by the Bac Thang Long Hospital and the municipal Department of Health on June 20 in Hanoi to enhance instruction capacity and effective and quick response in the case the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) enters the country.

HCM City asked to strengthen measures against MERS-CoV

HCM City asked to strengthen measures against MERS-CoV

A Health Ministry delegation led by Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien inspected the prevention efforts for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Thailand affirms first MERS case

Thailand affirms first MERS case

Thailand confirmed its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on June 18, becoming the fourth Asian country to catch the deadly virus after the Philippines, China and the Republic of Korea.

Suspected MERS-CoV cases in Hai Phong test negative

Suspected MERS-CoV cases in Hai Phong test negative

Two patients suspected of contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) tested negative for the deadly virus, announced Dr. Nguyen Quang Tap, Director of the Vietnam-Czech Friendship Hospital in the northern city of Haiphong on June 17.

RoK man dies in Vietnam, not infected with MERS: doctors

RoK man dies in Vietnam, not infected with MERS: doctors

Health authorities in the central province of Thanh Hoa confirmed on June 12 that a man from the Republic of Korea (RoK) who had died early this week with symptoms similar to MERS tested negative to the virus.

Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

The Steering Committee for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and its units stand ready to prevent the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from coming to Vietnam or any death related to it, Minister of Public Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told a meeting in Hanoi on June 8.