Abbott Vietnam joins health ministry in launch of nutrition guideline for pregnant women

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday the launching of the “National Guideline on Nutrition for Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers,” aiming to enhance health of women of reproductive age and the stature of Vietnamese people.

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Health Ministry warns of possible spreading of pertussis

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Health Ministry yesterday asked its sub-departments nationwide to strengthen reactive prevention of whooping cough to curb the wide spread.

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New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.

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Health sector to inject vaccine against Japan encephalitis for 180,000 kids

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Head of the Health Ministry's National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Dr. Tran Nhu Duong announced at a meeting to implement diseases in the North on February 15 in Hanoi that the health sector planned vaccination campaign against Japanese encephalitis for 180,000 kids nationwide.

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Health Ministry warns of yellow fever

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said it will increase preventative measures, including the monitoring of those who come to and return from African and Latin American countries, where yellow fever outbreaks are occurring.

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Comprehensive inspection on treatment, medicine to be conducted

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Health ministry's chief inspector Dang Van Chinh yesterday said that a thorough inspection on hospital fee, treatment services as per patients' order will be performed in some big hospitals.

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Health Ministry warns about avian flu risk from China

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine has just warned about the spread of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus from China to Vietnam.

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Top ten events in health sector in 2016

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Health Ministry has recently released its top ten events of 2016.

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Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food after fish sauce arsenic scandal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health is poised to put two major fish sauce makers, Masan Food and Khai Hoan JSC, through a complete inspection next month, not long after a ‘toxic fish sauce’ scandal unnerved local consumers.

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Vietnam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the health ministry.

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Việt Nam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Việt Nam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the health ministry.

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PM asks health ministry to clarify news on antibiotic-resistant infections

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Ministry of Health to check the veracity of a newspaper report stating that Vietnam ranks the top in the world in antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Life still difficult for HIV/AIDS affected kids

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Children affected by HIV/AIDS continue to face discrimination and other challenges despite significant gains made in efforts to help them, officials said at a meeting yesterday.

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PepsiCo fined by Vietnam health ministry for product testing violations

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam has been fined over one thousand U.S. dollars for non-compliance with periodical product testing regulations, according to a decision issued Thursday by the country’s health ministry.

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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case caused by Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

The General Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnam's Health Ministry on October 30 reported the country’s first microcephaly case linking to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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