Vietnam, US work on biological threat mitigation

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in mitigating biological threats, in Hanoi on June 22.

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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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Joining hand to protect community

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Joining hand to protect community

In response to World Immunization Week 2016 themed Close the immunization gap, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health yesterday held a meeting to assert the importance of immunization in prevention of dangerous infectious diseases.

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department has reported.

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More vaccines included in NEIP

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health said that to increase prevention effectiveness for infectious diseases amongst kids, since June, 2016 some more vaccines would be added into the National Expanded Immunization Program in which infants between two and four months old will be injected with a free vaccination.

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported yesterday.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces Zika outbreak at commune levels

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has announced the Zika virus outbreak at the commune and ward levels, after a case was reported in the locality on April 5.

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Health Ministry to open more hospitals for senior citizens

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Director of Hospital for Elderly People Professor Pham Thang said that more hospitals for elderly people will be opened in the future as the number of senior people is escalating drastically.

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Cooperative program with WHO passed

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Báo điện tử CP English 5 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM has passed a cooperative health program with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 2016-2017 fiscal years.

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Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

Feeding infants small amounts of mashed-up peanuts early in life may help them avoid developing allergies, even if they stop eating peanuts for a year in early childhood, researchers said Friday.

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Deputy PM calls on agencies to prepare for Zika threat

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Deputy PM calls on agencies to prepare for Zika threat

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has authorised ministries, sectors, and localities to take measures to deal with possible cases of the Zika virus to Viet Nam.

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Zika vaccine in the works: U.S. health official

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says they are working on developing a Zika vaccine, but says it's unlikely it will be widely available for a few years.

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HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

The southern city of Ho Chi Minh aims to control the number of infectious disease cases while increasing prevention and the capacity to fight disease in 2016.

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French medical centre provides crucial support in Hanoi

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

French medical centre provides crucial support in Hanoi

(VOV) - The French Ireard Centre on January 19 agreed to provide medical staffing, training and education to hospitals and medical clinics throughout the Hanoi metropolitan area.

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Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

Malaria-carrying parasites in parts of Cambodia have developed resistance to a major drug used to treat the disease in Southeast Asia, according to research published on Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

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