HCM City kindergartens tackle seasonal diseases

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Kindergartens in HCM City have taken preventive measures against diseases, especially hand, foot and mouth and dengue, which are heading for their peak season, and measles.

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6,000 young doctors to provide free medical screening for elderly, poor

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

More than 6,000 young doctors from around the country will take part in a massive medical screening campaign for poor and elderly people in all 63 provinces and cities on May 18.

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Kids’ vaccines available again in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Two Ho Chi Minh City hospitals have said they have vaccines against chicken pox and measles-mumps-rubella.

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HCM City sets up teams to combat diseases

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The HCM City Department of Health said it would set up four teams to monitor and control measles, dengue, and hand-foot-and-mouth, each led by the director or deputy directors.

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Ministries join hands to boost Hanoi school health care

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Ministries join hands to boost Hanoi school health care

Many schools in the capital city are struggling to overcome skills and infrastructure shortages to deliver quality student health care, a headache especially for private kindergartens.

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Measures to prevent pink-eye disease intensified

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Measures to prevent pink-eye disease intensified

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 3 asked provincial and municipal people’s committees nationwide to step up measures to prevent pink-eye disease.

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Milk programme seeks to improve children's health

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Milk programme seeks to improve children's health

Two million children at targeted kindergartens and primary schools across the country could be given at least 200ml of fresh milk per day from next year, as part of a planned government programme aiming to improve the health of the country's youth.

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Localities strive to reduce child malnutrition rate

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VietnamPlus English 15 month(s) ago

Localities strive to reduce child malnutrition rate

Under 6-year-old children in northern Bac Ninh province will have a chance to drink milk at their kindergartens under a programme recently approved by the provincial People’s Committee.

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Journey for community health 2013 to take place nationwide

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VietnamPlus English 15 month(s) ago

Journey for community health 2013 to take place nationwide

The Humane Journey for Community Health 2013 will take place simultaneously in all 63 provinces and cities nationwide on May 19, the Vietnam Youth Federation, one of the co-organisers of the event said on May 15.

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Hand, foot, mouth disease forces Vietnam kindergartens to close

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

Hand, foot and mouth disease has reared its head again in the southern province of Soc Trang, keeping hundreds of children away from school after a kindergarten shut down.

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HFM, dengue fever develop unpredictably

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VietNam News English 27 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The Preventive Healthcare Centre in southern Dong Nai Province warned that hand-foot-mouth disease (HFM) and dengue fever has developed quickly and unexpectedly across the region.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease spreads in Ben Tre

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Báo Dân Trí English 29 month(s) ago

As of the end of April, more than 500 cases of hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease have been reported in the southern province of Ben Tre.

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City kindergartens face disease threat

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VietNam News English 30 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City health authorities have urged kindergartens to intensify efforts to prevent the spread of hand-foot-mouth disease at school.

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Health sector urged to curb HFM outbreaks

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VietNam News English 31 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked healthcare centres and administrators at all levels to work harder to control outbreaks of hand-foot-mouth disease.

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Vietnam reports sudden surge in HFMD infections

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Báo Thanh Niên English 31 month(s) ago 1 related news

More than 1,400 new cases of the hand, foot and mouth disease were recorded among children in Vietnam in the last week of February.

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