VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 17 evening announced an additional five new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the total number of infections in Vietnam to 66.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 16 evening reported four new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country to 61.
The HCM City Department of Construction has urged district administrations to instruct the managements of apartment buildings to strengthen preventive measures against COVID-19 infection to ensure residents’ safety.
The health sector aims to have over 95% of under-one-year-old children nationwide fully vaccinated in the expanded national immunization programme by 2020, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 7.
A training workshop was organised for medical workers in the northern province of Ha Nam, about 50km south of Hanoi, on August 17 to improve their skills and capacity to deliver effective dengue prevention at all levels.
A communication workshop was held in Hanoi on June 12 in response to the immunisation week.
Central Highlands provinces have been urged to increase efforts to curb the spread of dengue fever as the number of patients in the region has risen to 6,038, including four dead, a 15-fold increase from 2015.
Updated information on the latest development of Zika virus and response measures suitable with the situation was the focus of a meeting of the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) held by the Ministry of Health on May 1.
(VOV) - Vietnam is scrambling to establish effective screening methods to cope with the Ebola epidemic by implementing standard laboratory diagnostic tests to detect the Ebola virus and ensure laboratory biosafety.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Health (MoH) has unveiled an action plan for controlling and preventing the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam.
(VOV) -Vietnam joined 26 other countries and international organisations in Washington D.C on February 13 to review the Global Health Security Agenda.
(VOV) -The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) has recently quashed rumours about a possible outbreak of avian flu H7N9 in the northern border province of Lang Son.
(VOV) -The Hepatitis B vaccination programme will be maintained and infants should be vaccinated against the virus within 24 hours after being born, said the Ministry of Health.
(VOV) -National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) experts arrived at Huong Hoa district hospital in central Quang Tri province on July 22 to clarify why three local newborns died 10 minutes after being given hepatitis B vaccine.
(VOV) - The preventive healthcare sector aims to eradicate gastrointestinal and insect-borne diseases and effectively control epidemics and emerging illnesses in 2013.