Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

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Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

Nha Trang leaders on Friday said they support a plan to release mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria in the resort beach town next year to control dengue and Zika.

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Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

The central city of Da Nang should roll out communication campaigns on dengue fever prevention on a larger scale and with diverse methods, focusing on densely-populated areas.

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Health ministry on alert after third Zika infection confirmed

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken stronger preventive measures against the Zika virus across the country, particularly in central Phu Yen province where a local man recently tested positive for the virus.

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One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

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One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

Head of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Professor Tran Dac Phu yesterday confirmed an infection case of Zika in the central province of Phu Yen.

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Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

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Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

Due to dengue fever’s complicated development in some localities across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) decided to set up 8 mission teams to check dengue fever prevention task in 18 major cities and provinces in August.

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Health Ministry removes substandard cosmetics

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health yesterday said it has suspended many cosmetics from circulation and remove substandard items from shelves across the country.

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Coca-Cola Vietnam fined $19,300 for food safety violations

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Coca-Cola Vietnam fined $19,300 for food safety violations

The health ministry Thursday fined Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Ltd VND433 million (US$19,300) for violating food safety regulations following an inspection it carried out last month.

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Vietnam reports 260 percent rise in dengue infections

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Nearly 45,000 people came down with dengue fever across Vietnam in the first seven months, a 260 percent increase from a year ago, local media reported on Wednesday, citing new data released by the health ministry.

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Improved healthcare services to better satisfy patients, Health Minister

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Improved healthcare services to better satisfy patients, Health Minister

Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến yesterday said that any healthcare provider would be rejected from their work if they broke the code of ethnics and damaged the image of Vietnamese doctors.

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Family doctor model to reach more cities, provinces

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Family doctor model to reach more cities, provinces

The Ministry of Health plans to expand the family doctor model to 80 per cent of provinces and cities nationwide by 2020, participants heard at an online conference yesterday.

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Health Ministry actively curbs diphtheria in southern province

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Health Ministry actively curbs diphtheria in southern province

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday asked southern province of Binh Phuoc to adopt measures against diphtheria as there have been 29 people hospitalized including three dead in past two week because of the disease.

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

The Vietnamese subsidiary of giant soft drink maker Coca-Cola will undergo a thorough inspection by the Ministry of Health today, June 21, which company executives claim to be a scheduled, rather than impromptu, checkup.

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

The Ministry of Health urged its local departments and hospitals nationwide to take measures against heat-related diseases such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth, meningitis and infectious diseases.

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Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

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Hanoi hospital staff suspended over allegations of receiving ‘stack of envelopes’

The health ministry's Department of Health Examination and Treatment has instructed the Hospital K to investigate allegations that a hospital employee received bribe from a patient's relative.

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

Five containers of green tea and energy drink products from the Vietnamese unit of leading Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) have been stopped from retailing in Vietnam due to excessive amounts of lead, an official of the Ministry of Health said.

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