Dengue fever cases on the rise

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 day(s) ago

Abundant rainfall in HCM City has increased the mosquito population, resulting in a rising number of dengue cases beginning early this month, according to the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Alcohol-induced mental disorders on the rise in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

An increasing number of people in Vietnam have developed mental illnesses caused by chronic alcohol addiction, impacting their own lives as well as those of their families.

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HCM City implements measures to control Zika virus

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

HCM City’s health authorities have implemented a number of measures to control Zika virus following a German woman, who lives in District 2, was diagnosed with the virus while traveling in Japan.

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VNese woman tests positive for Zika while touring Japan

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

VNese woman tests positive for Zika while touring Japan

A Vietnamese woman has tested positive for the Zika virus while traveling in Japan, bring the total number of Zika infection cases to 4, said Vietnam’s Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on September 14.

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Singapore has first pregnant woman testing positive for Zika

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Singapore has first pregnant woman testing positive for Zika

Singapore said a pregnant woman tested positive for the Zika virus infection on Wednesday, as the number of reported cases reached more than 100 in less than week since the first locally-transmitted infection was identified.

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26 more local Zika infections confirmed on Tuesday: MOH, NEA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

26 more local Zika infections confirmed on Tuesday: MOH, NEA

SINGAPORE: Twenty-six more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Tuesday (Aug 30). This is on top of the 15 cases confirmed on Monday and the 41 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Singapore to 82.

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Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam

The number of dengue fever cases is on the rise even as major outbreaks are forecast in southern provinces, according to the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pasteur Institute.

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More medical clinic for emergency in HCMC’s East entrance

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

More medical clinic for emergency in HCMC’s East entrance

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday opened a satellite medical clinic 115 for emergency in 800 Dong Van Cong Street in Thanh My Loi Ward in district 2.

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Children contracting respiratory diseases flood hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Children contracting respiratory diseases flood hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City

Pediatric patients of respiratory diseases have packed hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City while doctors are concerned about the large number of kids infected at the beginning of this year’s outbreak.

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Drug crimes on the rise in Vietnam: police

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Drug crimes on the rise in Vietnam: police

Drug crimes have been on the rise in Vietnam with a 33 percent increase in the number of arrests made in the first half of this year, according to a new report.

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GE Healthcare training for the future

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

GE Healthcare training for the future

There is a global shortage of trained and skilled healthcare workers, a problem that is expected to worsen. In 2013, the world faced a shortage of 7.2 million healthcare workers and by 2035 the number is expected to reach by 12.9 million, according to the World Health Organization.

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Abortions down but still high in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Abortions down but still high in Vietnam

The number of abortions has reduced in Vietnam though it remained high at around 280,000 last year, including 2 percent by teenagers, according to figures from the General Population and Family Planning Department.

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Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says

A heroin "epidemic" is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related deaths, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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More measures to promote people to buy health insurance

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Prime Minister issued a guideline on increasing number of health insurance buyers, using software to manage medical fee for patients.

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Despite smokers decrease, country listed in 15 nations with most smokers

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Despite smokers decrease, country listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day (on May31)

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