VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on July 30 decided to dispatch more specialists to coronavirus hit Da Nang to help the central city efficiently deal with the virus outbreak.
VOV.VN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) presented its first batch of an aid package for Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on June 3, with the donation containing 2,000 handbooks detailing the process of conducting infection control practice.
VOV.VN - Laboratory technicians working at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases have been working around the clock to provide urgent treatment for patients suspected of suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, with health professionals testing approximately 1,000 samples each day.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health confirmed the discovery of three additional cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23, raising the total number of infected cases nationwide to 121.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 14 received information from the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City regarding a patient's positive SARS-CoV-2 test result, who is a 31-year-old male patient residing in ward 14, district 10 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 13 confirmed the 45th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Vietnam with the latest patient being a male who had previously come into close contact with the 34th COVID-19 patient.
The Ministry of Health on February 26 decided to allow the Hue Central Policlinic and the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Tropical Diseases to perform tests for SARS-CoV-2 that causes the ravaging acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).
A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.
Water purification systems up to the quality standards of Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City will be built as gifts to two elementary schools in Nui Thanh district, the central province of Quang Nam.
From 2015 to July 2017, HCM City’s Pasteur Institute collected 2,220 samples from diarrhoea patients aged under five for rotavirus tests. The results showed more than 45% of samples were positive, Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper reported.
VOV.VN - Efforts to stop mosquitoes from spreading dengue fever throughout Vietnam have failed to keep the country from one of its biggest outbreaks in decades, say some health officials.
Although the number of Zika virus infection cases have dropped, the disease could break out on a large scale if no preventive plan was implemented since the beginning of the year, said a health expert.
VOV.VN - The Pasteur Institute has reported more locally acquired Zika virus cases in Ho Chi Minh City, as top health officials announce plans to keep the battle against the virus going.
The first Zika virus infection in the southern province of Long An was announced by the provincial Health Department at a press conference on October 24, raising the total number of infections in the country to 11.
There is a risk of widespread dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam in the time ahead if no prompt actions are taken, said Dr. Phan Trong Lan, head of the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pasteur Institute.
The Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang, the central province of Khanh Hoa, was awarded the Independence Order, second class, during a ceremony celebrating its 120th founding anniversary on December 19.
Vietnamese doctors have identified diphtheria as the cause of at least three among a series of recent deaths at a poor mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam.
The Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City was awarded the Labour Hero of the Renewal Era title on June 28 for its contributions to public health.
(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) - Doctors at Khanh Hoa’s General Hospital confirmed on February 13 the first patient infected with the A/H1N1 influenza died on the same day.