Schools told to watch for diseases

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VietnamNet English 15 hour(s) ago

Schools told to watch for diseases

VietNamNet Bridge – Many contagious diseases can appear and spread out on a large scale in the coming school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, flu and newly emerging catastrophic diseases like MERS-CoV and Ebola, the Ministry of Health said yesterday, August 27.

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the year, the number of dengue fever infection cases decreased by 33.7 percent and the mortality rate was down by 50.6 percent compared the same period last year with 11 deaths only.

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Vietnam takes precaution against MERS-CoV

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department has urged caution in travelling to the Middle East where the Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) is raging in.

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Disease free zones a must for livestock sector development

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

As Vietnam revs up for the Trans Pacific Partnership and several other bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, industries hoping to take advantage of the export opportunities are under pressure to get up to standard.

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Diseases on wane in HCM City

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City saw a decline in the number of cases of dengue fever, measles, chicken pox, whooping cough, diarrhoea, mumps and Rubella in April compared to the first three months of the year, according to the city's Preventive Health Centre.

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Number of kids, elderly suffering from hot weather diseases increases

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(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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HCM City health sector calls for vigilance

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City health sector calls for vigilance

The Preventive Health Centre in Ho Chi Minh City called on residents to remain highly vigilant over prevalent diseases such as dengue and chickenpox, even though most of the diseases are on the decline at present.

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HFM disease spreading rapidly

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

HFM disease spreading rapidly

All three children of Pham Ly Bang of Tan Binh District, who contracted hand-foot-mouth disease from each other, are being treated at local hospitals, which are now burdened with many patients with the contagious disease.

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Ha Tinh takes steps to stop foot-and-mouth disease

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Ha Tinh takes steps to stop foot-and-mouth disease

The Huong Khe District's People's Committee in the central Ha Tinh Province has ordered localities to conduct aggressive checks to prevent the spread of the foot-and-mouth disease among its livestock, which was reported on Monday.

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Shocking mistreatment exposed at Vietnam’s center for children with HIV

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Shocking mistreatment exposed at Vietnam’s center for children with HIV

A welfare center for HIV-positive children in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday suspended five caregivers after a media report accused them of physically abusing the children.

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Hot weather triggers seasonal diseases

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

As the cases of dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, and chicken pox are increasing in some localities, especially in provinces in the South Vietnam, Dr. Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine, under the Ministry of Health, said about preventative measures.

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Schools put on disease alert

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Schools in HCM City must carry out stronger measures to prevent the spread of contagious diseases, the head of the city's Preventive Health Centre told a meeting in HCM City on Wednesday.

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Epidemic outbreaks found in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Epidemic outbreaks found in HCM City

At least seven schools in HCM City have been closed for cleaning after students contracted several contagious diseases over the past several months, with health authorities urging vigilance on hygiene to contain potential outbreaks.

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Dengue fever-related deaths, infection reported to increase

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health yesterday said that in Mach, the country recorded over 1,575 cases of dengue fever including three deaths in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Health sector warns HFM disease's recurrence

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, warned of possible outbreaks of chronic hand-foot-mouth disease caused by Enterovirus.

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