Health Ministry sees good signs for measles control efforts

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Health Ministry sees good signs for measles control efforts

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health pointed to a drop in the number of measles cases in Vietnam as a positive sign for measles control efforts.

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Measles needs to be contained soon: PM

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Measles needs to be contained soon: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 23 asked relevant ministries, agencies and Hanoi city to take urgent action to bring measles under control and reduce the number of fatalities.

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Measles needs to be contained soon: PM

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Measles needs to be contained soon: PM

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 23 asked relevant ministries, agencies and Hanoi city to take urgent action to bring measles under control and reduce the number of fatalities.

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

Central hospitals saw a slight decrease in the number of new measles patient on April 19, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health has reported.

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, the WHO's Representative to Vietnam, said that health officials should consider the current outbreak of measles an emergency, as the number of fatalities continues to rise.

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Skin disease kills another person in Quang Ngai

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Skin disease kills another person in Quang Ngai

A skin disease of unidentified origins has killed another person in the central province of Quang Ngai, raising the number of deaths to 25, the provincial Department of Health said.

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

While the number of cases of children who have been diagnosed with measles was higher than expected, a health ministry official says it is not unusually high for this time of year.

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More methadone treatment centres to open in HCM City

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Two more methadone treatment centres will open in HCM City's Tan Phu and Binh Tan districts this year, increasing the total number to eight.

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Doctors to train for treating diabetes

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International-standard training courses in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes will be offered over the next three years to 1,500 Vietnamese endocrinologists and general practitioners to treat the increasing number of diabetics in the country.

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City falls short of vaccinations target as measles cases rise

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Five weeks after the implementation of a measles vaccine campaign, only 37,000 of the 95,000 children targeted have received the free vaccinations, as the number of cases increases at hospitals.

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Vietnam sees rise in childhood autism

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Vietnam sees rise in childhood autism

Vietnam now has an estimated 200,000 children who suffer from autism and the number is increasing.

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

The number of people believed to have been killed by the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100, the UN World Health Organization says.

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Foreigners donate to blood drive in Vietnam’s tourist city

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Foreigners donate to blood drive in Vietnam’s tourist city

A number of foreigners who are living and working in Da Lat, the tourist city of Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands, have joined a blood donation campaign launched by the provincial Red Cross.

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Hospital for children severely overloaded

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Hospital for children severely overloaded

The number of children at the National Hospital of Paediatrics in Ha Noi has increased sharply in the last two months, causing overloading and insufficiency of health-care equipment.

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

An increasing incidence of measles, chicken pox, dengue-fever and hand, foot and mouth disease has occurred since January 1, despite a public awareness campaign to give measles shots to children, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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