HCMC to apply GIS for disease tracking

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

With the aim to monitor infectious diseases in a bid to reduce the infection cases and deaths as well as curb the outbreaks of epidemic in 2017, the Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center announced to use GIS in mapping and treating the outbreaks of dengue.

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Climate change a major health concern for Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Climate change and abnormal weather conditions have strongly impacted people’s health, triggering disease outbreaks including recurrence of new epidemics, the Ministry of Health (MoH) says.

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HCM City implements measures to control Zika virus

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

HCM City’s health authorities have implemented a number of measures to control Zika virus following a German woman, who lives in District 2, was diagnosed with the virus while traveling in Japan.

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Vietnam, US work on biological threat mitigation

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SaiGon GP English 8 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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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

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 10 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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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 10 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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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

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 11 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 11 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 12 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 12 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 13 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 13 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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