New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

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SaiGon GP English 23 hour(s) ago

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.

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Health sector to inject vaccine against Japan encephalitis for 180,000 kids

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Deputy Head of the Health Ministry's National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Dr. Tran Nhu Duong announced at a meeting to implement diseases in the North on February 15 in Hanoi that the health sector planned vaccination campaign against Japanese encephalitis for 180,000 kids nationwide.

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Health Ministry warns of yellow fever

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said it will increase preventative measures, including the monitoring of those who come to and return from African and Latin American countries, where yellow fever outbreaks are occurring.

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Comprehensive inspection on treatment, medicine to be conducted

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Health ministry's chief inspector Dang Van Chinh yesterday said that a thorough inspection on hospital fee, treatment services as per patients' order will be performed in some big hospitals.

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Health Ministry warns about avian flu risk from China

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine has just warned about the spread of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus from China to Vietnam.

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Vietnam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the health ministry.

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Việt Nam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Việt Nam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the health ministry.

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PM asks health ministry to clarify news on antibiotic-resistant infections

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Ministry of Health to check the veracity of a newspaper report stating that Vietnam ranks the top in the world in antibiotic-resistant infections.

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PepsiCo fined by Vietnam health ministry for product testing violations

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam has been fined over one thousand U.S. dollars for non-compliance with periodical product testing regulations, according to a decision issued Thursday by the country’s health ministry.

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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case caused by Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnam's Health Ministry on October 30 reported the country’s first microcephaly case linking to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika: gov't agency

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam's health ministry on Sunday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country's first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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All fish sauces are safe: Health Ministry

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

All fish sauces on the market are safe for human consumption, the Ministry of Health confirmed Saturday after a10-day inspection.

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Two more Zika cases confirmed in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday that two more women had tested positive for Zika in Vietnam, the sixth and seventh native cases infected with the mosquito-borne virus in the country since April this year.

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Two more Vietnamese contract Zika virus

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday that two more women had tested positive for Zika in Vietnam, the fourth and fifth native cases infected with the mosquito-borne virus in the country since April this year.

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Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, linked to the Zika virus.

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