Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a 2.1-million USD project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

South Korea’s MERS outbreak was fanned by three “superspreaders” and followed a pattern of transmission similar to the SARS epidemic more than a decade ago, researchers in Hong Kong found.

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Ministry calls for nationwide efforts to fight dengue fever

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Some 3,000 people attended a meeting on June 14 in response to the ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15) with the aim of calling for the entire society’s engagement in fighting this popular disease.

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Newton Fund Vietnam: Opportunities for collaborative health research

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Newton Fund Vietnam: Opportunities for collaborative health research

(VOV) - Researchers from Vietnam and the UK can access opportunities to carry out collaborative research projects on infectious diseases in Vietnam.

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Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

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Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

The Steering Committee for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and its units stand ready to prevent the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from coming to Vietnam or any death related to it, Minister of Public Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told a meeting in Hanoi on June 8.

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Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

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Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

The Steering Committee for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and its units stand ready to prevent the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from coming to Vietnam or any death related to it, Minister of Public Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told a meeting in Hanoi on June 8.

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Low demand embitters sweet potato farmers

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Farmers in Binh Tan District in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, which has the largest area of sweet potato cultivation for export, are despairing over fall in prices.

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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 2 month(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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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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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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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 3 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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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 4 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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