Hanoi launches citywide crackdown on homemade alcohol

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Hanoi has launched a citywide campaign against alcohol of unknown origin amidst a growing number of alcohol-related methanol poisonings in the Vietnamese capital.

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Number of kids with pertussis skyrockets in North

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that since the beginning of the year, 82 kids with pertussis had been reported mostly from the northern provinces of Cao Bang, Hanoi, Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Ha Nam and the central province of Nghe An.

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Methanol poisoning up in Hanoi

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

An increase in the number of serious methanol poisoning cases reported in Ha Noi in the past several days has raised concerns among the city’s many drinkers and health authorities.

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New advance could boost available organs for transplant

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

A new scientific advance could boost the number of donated organs available for transplant, and possibly reduce a critical shortage that leads to thousands of deaths each year, researchers said on Wednesday.

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Hà Nội Health Authority to tighten measures to manage private clinics

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

According to estimates of the Hà Nội Health Department, the city has nearly 3,000 private health clinics, receiving some one million patients per year. While many private clinics offer good services and help reduce the pressure on public hospitals, there were some private clinics that violate regulations. The newspaper Sức Khỏe Đời Sống (Health and Life) talks to Trần Nhị Hà, deputy director of the Hà Nội Health Department, on the matter.

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Study: Superbug infections found in Chinese hospitals

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

New research suggests a worrying number of people in China may be infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort.

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Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

An increase in the number of resistant-TB cases has occurred in the southwestern region of Vietnam, according to the head of the region’s national TB prevention and control office.

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Cancer cases escalate in big cities

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City announced at an annual seminar on December 1 that number of cancer patients in big cities increased drastically.

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Pregnant women in HCM City rush for Zika tests

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Many pregnant women in HCM City have visited local hospitals following fears over the Zika virus as the city has seen a sharp increase in number of people infected.

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Zika cases rise to 62 in Ho Chi Minh City; virus hits 16 districts

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The number of Zika cases in Ho Chi Minh City has risen to 62 as of Sunday, health officials said, adding that five new patients have been confirmed.

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City steps up Zika virus prevention efforts

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Health officials in HCM City have been instructed to take serious measures against the Zika virus in wards and communes that have had no reported Zika cases.

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Three more Zika cases recorded in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Three more cases of the mosquito-borne Zika disease have been recorded in Ho Chi Minh City, raising the total number of patients in the southern hub to 38.

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Vietnam to increase treatment for drug addicts

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Despite difficulties in its implementation, Vietnam is utterly resolute in its plan to scale up the number of facilities that provide voluntary and diversified services of treatment to 200,000 drug addicts by 2020.

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HCM City announces six more Zika cases

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City has recorded six more cases inflected with Zika virus as of November 11, raising the total number of infections in the city to 35, the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre announced.

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HCM City detects five more Zika cases

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Five more people have been infected with the Zika virus, raising the city’s total number of Zika cases to 34, according to the municipal Department of Preventive Medicine.

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