WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, the WHO's Representative to Vietnam, said that health officials should consider the current outbreak of measles an emergency, as the number of fatalities continues to rise.

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

The Ministry of Public Health will provide 12 medical ventilators for three hospitals in Hanoi in the face of measles outbreak that has claimed 25 lives so far, mostly in children aged below 10 years.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

A reported 108 children in Vietnam have died due to measles and measles-related illness since the beginning of this year, as the disease continues to spread.

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Children succumb to measles virus

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A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

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Measles cases reach 7,000 this year

The nation has to date recorded over 7,000 cases of measles this year, one third of which is in Hanoi, said Director of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh at a meeting in Hanoi on April 16 to review the outbreak.

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

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Rise in measles diagnoses not yet called epidemic

While the number of cases of children who have been diagnosed with measles was higher than expected, a health ministry official says it is not unusually high for this time of year.

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Paediatrics hospital faces overcrowding

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Paediatrics hospital faces overcrowding

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien yesterday asked other hospitals in the capital city and neighbouring provinces to support the National Hospital of Paediatrics, which has been strained by overcrowding over the last two months.

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Hospital for children severely overloaded

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Hospital for children severely overloaded

The number of children at the National Hospital of Paediatrics in Ha Noi has increased sharply in the last two months, causing overloading and insufficiency of health-care equipment.

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Robots help doctors conduct pediatric surgery

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Robots successfully assisted the doctors at the National Hospital of Paediatrics's Centre of Paediatrics Endoscopic Surgery to conduct surgeries on ten patients since the centre became operational four weeks ago.

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Robots help doctors conduct paediatric surgery

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Robots successfully assisted the doctors at the National Hospital of Paediatrics's Centre of Paediatrics Endoscopic Surgery to conduct surgeries on ten patients since the centre became operational four weeks ago.

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