Ministry warns risk of H7N9 spread

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At a meeting on January 28 convened by the Ministry of Health, Tran Dac Phu, head of the Health Ministry's Preventive Health Department, warned that outbreaks of the H7N9 avian influenza virus that has infected 16 people and killed 3 others in China can spread to the Southern province of Vietnam.

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Health Ministry to invest more in Central Highlands

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The Ministry of Health will invest more for medical sector in the Central Highlands where there is short of personnel and medical equipment severely.

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Agencies asked to ensure drugs supply for Tet

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Agencies asked to ensure drugs supply for Tet

The health ministry's Drug Administration of Viet Nam has asked healthcare agencies and drug manufacturers and importers to ensure adequate supply of drugs for the Tet festival in mid-February.

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

The increasing need for health care would be a major challenge for the health sector this year, as would changes in disease models, population ageing and newly emerging diseases such as avian influenza types H5N1 and H7N9 and the Ebola virus, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday at an online conference.

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

The increasing need for health care would be a major challenge for the health sector this year, as would changes in disease models, population ageing and newly emerging diseases such as avian influenza types H5N1 and H7N9 and the Ebola virus, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday at an online conference.

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from health sector in 2015

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from health sector in 2015

Addressing the Health Ministry’s online conference to discuss its 2015 tasks on January 21, the Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam urged thorough implementation of a plan to reduce overloading at hospitals in the year.

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from health sector in 2015

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from health sector in 2015

Addressing the Health Ministry’s online conference to discuss its 2015 tasks on January 21, the Deputy PM urged thorough implementation of a plan to reduce overloading at hospitals in the year.

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Health Ministry tries to reduce overloading in hospitals

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18 big hospitals were no longer overloaded by January 2015, said Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Health Ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department.

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Lao, China borders carry measles threat

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The Health Ministry has warned of a possible spread of measles from border areas into the country, made more likely by favourable climate conditions of the winter-spring season.

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Three companies fined for violating advertisement regulations

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Three companies fined for violating advertisement regulations

The Vietnam Food Administration of the health ministry has fined three companies for violating regulations by advertising dietary supplements without permission.

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Hospital-acquired infection challenges

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Hospital-acquired infection is one of the challenges and concerns of the Ministry of Health, said head of the Health Ministry's Medical Examination and Treatment Department Luong Ngoc Khue at a meeting yesterday in Hanoi.

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Ministry of Health calls for more inspections of medical equipment

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Director of the Ministry of Health's Medical Equipment and Construction Department Nguyen Minh Tuan spoke with Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about the sector's efforts to stop faulty medical equipment.

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Vietnam to stick to white asbestos, despite cancer concern

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Vietnam to stick to white asbestos, despite cancer concern

A Health Ministry expert urged Vietnam to limit consumer exposure to chrysotile, or white asbestos, but construction insiders prevailed by arguing the material is safe and cheap.

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Health care service charges to be reconsidered

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The Ministry of Health liaised with the Ministry of Finance to soon issue health care service charges for insurance cardholders, said Nguyen Nam Lien, deputy head of the Health Ministry’s Planning and Finance Department yesterday.

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Health ministry launches online public services

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Health ministry launches online public services

The Ministry of Health introduced on-line public services level 4 to help food production and trading companies in applying for certifications on meeting food safety regulations and conditions.

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