VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a telegram to cities and provinces nationwide, requesting them to mobilise all resources to stamp out diphtheria, a contagious disease which has spread quickly in the community.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is to launch a large-scale vaccination campaign against diphtheria, starting on July 9, as the contagious disease is evolving in a complex manner in the Central Highlands, with a total of 65 infections, including three deaths.
The nationwide measles-rubella vaccination campaign for eight months from September 2014 to May 2015 has provided free-of-charge immunisation shots to nearly 20 million children aged 1-14 years, or 98.2% of the child population, as heard at conference in Hanoi on August 7.
A community called ZEROworkplace made debut in Ho Chi Minh City on November 10 with an aim of calling upon Vietnamese businesses to support activities minimising child fatality, including the ongoing measles-rubella vaccination campaign.
(VOV) -An estimated 23 million children between the ages of 1 and 14 will be vaccinated against measles and rubella following the launch of the largest-ever nationwide vaccination campaign on September 15.
About 1.6 million children under 14 from the capital city of Hanoi will be vaccinated against measles and rubella as part of a 2014-2015 vaccination campaign launched by the municipal Health Department.
(VOV) -Official statistics of the Health Ministry show that since the beginning of the year, 4,857 measles cases have been reported, 76.5% of them children under the age of 10.