ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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VOV News English 14 hour(s) ago

The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

Non-contagious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems and diabetes account for three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam, a rate higher than the average global level, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Over 3,000 bitten by stray dogs in Vietnam province amid rabies outbreak

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Over 3,000 bitten by stray dogs in Vietnam province amid rabies outbreak

Thai Nguyen health authorities have reported an increase in rabies infection after many people were bitten by stray dogs.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Upward trend of HIV-infected pregnant woman

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a press brief in Hanoi on May 13 the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control warned of an increase in the number of pregnant women infected with HIV

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Fruit sugars 'may worsen food cravings'

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Fruit sugars 'may worsen food cravings'

Fructose, the sugar found in fruit, may increase cravings for high-calorie foods, according to researchers.

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Number of kids, elderly suffering from hot weather diseases increases

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Number of kids, elderly suffering from hot weather diseases increases

Hospitals in the northern and the central are reporting an increase in the number of children and senior people being diagnosed with heatstroke, respiratory illnesses and acute diarrhea due to the recent surge in temperatures.

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Gov’t to increase vaccine price, payment for medical workers

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The government has asked the Ministries of Health and Finance to increase bonus for medical workers who administered the vaccine in the National Expanded Immunization program.

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HCM City ready with dengue prevention programme

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City ready with dengue prevention programme

HCM City's Preventive Health Centre reported that 3,800 dengue cases had been treated at hospitals earlier this year, reflecting an increase of 42 per cent from a year ago.

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Measles vaccine not linked to autism, even in high-risk kids: study

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase the risk of autism, even among children considered at a high risk for the disorder, according to a study of about 95,000 children with older siblings.

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Vinamilk imports 400 dairy cows from Australia

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Vinamilk imports 400 dairy cows from Australia

(VOV) - Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) received 400 dairy cows from Australia through Singapore Airlines on April 20.

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Steel production jumps 18 per cent in Q1

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Viet Nam Steel Association reports that its members produced over 1.27 million tonnes of steel in the first quarter of this year, an increase of nearly 18 per cent year-on-year.

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Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

There has been a sharp increase in the number of children being admitted to hospitals in Hanoi suffering respiratory illnesses due to adverse weather conditions and air pollution.

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Vietnam’s cancer increase fuelled by alcohol abuse

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Vietnam’s cancer increase fuelled by alcohol abuse

(VOV) - According to a World Health Organization (WHO) comparison of per capita consumption in litres of pure alcohol, Vietnamese—at 8.7 litres per year—out-drink residents of all other Southeast Asian nations.

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Feeling the heat

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Feeling the heat

Children are treated at HCM City's Nhi Dong 1 Hospital. Hot weather in the south over the last few days has caused an increase of children suffering from respiratory diseases.

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