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Health sector to increase work on vaccinations

Health sector to increase work on vaccinations

Disease prevention and control is the main duty of the health sector this year, thus the sector will actively conduct preventive measures and provide vaccinations in high-risk areas.

Immunisation Week raises awareness of vaccination’s importance

Immunisation Week raises awareness of vaccination’s importance

Vaccination is one of the greatest medical success stories that save 2-3 million lives every year, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long at a meeting held in the central province of Quang Ngai on June 3 in response to the World Immunisation Week 2017.

HCM City runs out of flu vaccines

HCM City runs out of flu vaccines

Many health facilities in HCM City have run out of flu vaccines at a time when the peak influenza season is arriving.

Monthly JE vaccination schedule benefits 2 mln children

Monthly JE vaccination schedule benefits 2 mln children

About 2 million children (91.1%) aged 1-5, nationwide have received two doses of vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE) since the vaccine began to be provided free of charge on a monthly basis a year ago.

Priority given to vaccination in disadvantaged areas

Priority given to vaccination in disadvantaged areas

Vietnam is prioritising vaccinations in remote, mountainous and disadvantaged areas in order to equalise the immunisation rate among regions across the nation, stated Dang Duc Anh, head of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.

PM: Health sector makes strides in public health care

PM: Health sector makes strides in public health care

The health sector has made great strides in protecting public health, contributing to the country’s socio-economic development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the Health Ministry’s teleconference on January 15.