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.
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.
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.
The prevention and treatment of winter-spring diseases should be implemented effectively and synchronically, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on January 4.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
(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).
(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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
(VOV) - The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by Corona virus (MERS-CoV) in the Republic of Korea (RoK) has badly affected travel agencies in Danang city.
Many Vietnamese tourists have canceled planned trips to the Republic of Korea (RoK), where the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has killed seven out of 95 infection cases so far.
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.