VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines on July 20 conducted a special flight, bringing home more than 300 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Taiwan (China) due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Health Department of Dong Nai province said on July 8 it has received 237 Vietnamese citizens, including 109 pregnant women, repatriated from Taiwan (China) due to the COVID-19 epidemic one day earlier.
VOV.VN - As many as 227 pregnant women returning from Taiwan (China) happily left a quarantine camp in Quang Nam province on June 12, after completing a 14-day quarantine period according to regulation on COVID-19 prevention and control.
VOV.VN - The central province of Quang Nam saw more than 340 Vietnamese citizens who had recently been repatriated from Taiwan (China) tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 30, with pregnant women making up 243 of the total.
Maternal and child mortality rates could be reduced in Vietnam if hospitals actively seek solutions to prevent medically adverse events and medical errors, the Maternal and Child Health Department of the Ministry of Health has recommended.
Air pollution is posing a serious threat to the public’s health, with children, pregnant women, and outdoor workers being the most vulnerable groups, heard a workshop in Hanoi on January 17.
The Reproductive Health Care Centre of Hanoi reported that 99.9% of pregnant women have received pre-natal care, thus reducing the city’s maternity mortality rate to below the national level.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City has 141 reported cases of Zika virus through December 20 in 23 districts, 18 of which are pregnant women who have contracted the mosquito-borne disease, reports the City Preventive Medicine Centre.
The HCM City Preventive Health Centre is piloting the use of thermal foggers to kill mosquitoes, replacing the ultra-low volume (UTL) cold fogger, as the number of Zika incidences continues to increase.
Nine out of 83 people infected with the Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh City are pregnant, according to the municipal Preventive Medical Centre.
Thailand’s Health Ministry on November 16 announced that 33 new Zika cases have been found and surveillance efforts are being intensified for groups of high vulnerability, especially pregnant women.
Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31.
Myanmar has recorded its first Zika infection, reported Myanmar media on October 27.
Vietnamese health officials confirmed the nation's third case of the Zika virus on August 3.
The Department of Health of central Binh Dinh province on May 16 provided training for medical workers at local health providers caring for pregnant women during the Zika virus outbreak.
More than 50% of asthma patients have poor control of their disease, despite the availability of treatments to help manage their condition, according to the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in HCM City.
As the proportion of pregnant women with diabetes has risen in Vietnam in the last 20 years, doctors are urging early screening to detect gestational diabetes.
Fetuses in 29% of pregnant women with Zika virus infection were found to have a range of severe abnormalities, according to preliminary results from a small study that raised new concerns about the potential link between Zika and serious birth defects.
The health sector will continue strengthen the supervision at ports of entry for passengers from the countries and territories where the Zika virus is spreading, announced the General Department of Preventive Medicine (GDPM) under the Ministry of Health on February 23.
VOV.VN - The government will now start offering free Zika testing to all pregnant women who recently travelled to any of the 44 countries affected by the virus, regardless of whether they show symptoms, says the Ministry of Health (MoH).