ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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VOV News English 12 hour(s) ago

The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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Health officials find no addictive substance in street food

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

Head of the Department of Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday said that no addictive substances have been found in street food in Hanoi.

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Vietnam observes WHO Immunisation Week

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam observes WHO Immunisation Week

A ceremony was held on April 24 in northern Bac Giang province to kick-start the Immunisation Week 2015 in Vietnam. Event participants included Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and representatives from ministries, sectors and localities.

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Areas with industrial parks at risk of dengue

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Provinces and cities with many industrial parks are at a higher risk of a dengue fever outbreak, the head of HCM City's Pasteur Institute has said.

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Slovenian suspect of Ebola tested negative

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

A Slovenian citizen, suspected of being infected with Ebola, has passed his first medical test on Thursday after he was admitted to University Medical Centre Ljubljana (UKC) on Wednesday evening.

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Vietnam, UK bolster cooperation in infectious disease research

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese and British scientists discussed joint research on infectious diseases when meeting at a workshop on cooperation between Vietnam and the UK on the diseases held in Hanoi on April 14.

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Vietnam challenged by double disease burden

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam has faced a heavy disease burden with both communicable and non-communicable diseases, stated Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen.

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Home-raising wild animals: Risks far outweigh fun, benefits

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Home-raising wild animals: Risks far outweigh fun, benefits

Several experts and doctors have warned about the potential risks owners and their families run when keeping wild animals in enclosure at private homes, including serious infections and losing limbs or even lives.

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Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

The number of cases of dengue fever, and hand, foot and mouth disease tends to increase in some areas in the country in January and February. HCM City and the southern provinces have reported an increase in dengue fever cases, while the hand, foot and mouth disease is on the rise in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and the central province of Da Nang.

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Vietnam-US to partner on global health security

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 3 related news

VietNamNet Bridge - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) program to support efforts in Vietnam to better prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats.

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USAID helps VN to fight emerging contagious diseases

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USAID helps VN to fight emerging contagious diseases

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched its Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) Programme to support Viet Nam's efforts to prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases.

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US, Vietnam cooperate in combating infectious diseases

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US, Vietnam cooperate in combating infectious diseases

The emerging pandemic threats 2 (EPT-2) program to support efforts in Vietnam to better prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats was launched on March 10th by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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USAID helps Vietnam prevent emerging contagious diseases

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USAID helps Vietnam prevent emerging contagious diseases

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched its Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) Programme in support for Vietnam’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats.

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All TB patients to receive standard treatment

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

All TB patients to receive standard treatment

The national tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment programme aims to provide all TB patients access to standard treatment methods this year. The goal of the programme was highlighted at a conference held on Monday to review its implementation over the past year.

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