Dengue fever spikes in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness, has been spreading at a rapid pace across Vietnam, particularly in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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In Vietnam, rise in dengue fever cases attributed to rapid urbanization

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

With the increasing number of dengue fever patients in Hanoi and other major population centers across Vietnam, experts have pointed out a relationship between the disease and rapid urbanization.

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New A/H5N1 outbreak reported in Vinh Long southern province

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

A new outbreak of avian influenza A/H5N1 was reported in the southern province of Vinh Long on April 15, bringing the number of outbreaks in the country within the past 21 days to four, the Animal Health Department said on April 18.

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Survey asks Hanoi primary school kids to detail pregnancies

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A health survey in Hanoi has come under fire for asking school children to name what contraceptive methods they use and the number of times they have been pregnant.

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Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Between 36,000 and 40,000 people in Vietnam commit suicide per year among the sharp rise in the number of local people living with depression.

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Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990: study

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday.

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Hanoi launches citywide crackdown on homemade alcohol

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(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 5 month(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 5 month(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 6 month(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 7 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 7 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 7 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 9 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 9 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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