Life still difficult for HIV/AIDS affected kids

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Children affected by HIV/AIDS continue to face discrimination and other challenges despite significant gains made in efforts to help them, officials said at a meeting yesterday.

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PepsiCo fined by Vietnam health ministry for product testing violations

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam has been fined over one thousand U.S. dollars for non-compliance with periodical product testing regulations, according to a decision issued Thursday by the country’s health ministry.

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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case caused by Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnam's Health Ministry on October 30 reported the country’s first microcephaly case linking to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika: gov't agency

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam's health ministry on Sunday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country's first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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All fish sauces are safe: Health Ministry

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

All fish sauces on the market are safe for human consumption, the Ministry of Health confirmed Saturday after a10-day inspection.

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Vietnamese traditional fish sauce safe for health: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health yesterday announced that the arsenic content of the 247 samples of traditional and industrial fish sauce taken from producers in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and the south-central provinces is within the safe range ruled by the ministry.

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Two more Zika cases confirmed in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday that two more women had tested positive for Zika in Vietnam, the sixth and seventh native cases infected with the mosquito-borne virus in the country since April this year.

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Cần Thơ faces difficulties in medical waste treatment

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Medical waste is threatening the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ due to difficulties in treating this hazardous solid waste at local healthcare facilities.

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Two more Vietnamese contract Zika virus

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday that two more women had tested positive for Zika in Vietnam, the fourth and fifth native cases infected with the mosquito-borne virus in the country since April this year.

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Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, linked to the Zika virus.

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Expert approves ministry's fish health warning in central region

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Nguyen Tac An, vice head of Vietnam Marine Science and Technology Association, said he appreciated the Health Ministry's warning against seafood from central coast after mass fish deaths disaster.

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Fish not entirely safe to eat in central Vietnam: health ministry

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

An evaluation carried out by the Ministry of Health has revealed that deep-water seafood sourced from along Vietnam’s central coastline is not yet safe for consumption, following the mass fish deaths that occurred in the region earlier this year.

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Health ministry issues central region fish warning

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health has just warned people to avoid eating some seafood caught from the four central provinces which recently saw a mass fish deaths caused by waste water discharge from Hung Nghiep Formosa Company in Ha Tinh Province.

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Company confirmed to be supplying fake food supplements

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The Food Safety Department under the Health Ministry has announced that all 14 samples of food supplements taken from the Hà Nội-based Slim HMN Việt Nam Ltd Company are substandard.

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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.

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