VN threatened by new strain of bird flu

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The Prime Minister and ministries of Health and Agriculture and Rural Development are calling for intensive measures to curb the trafficking, trade and consumption of unknown poultry, especially birds smuggled from China, where avian influenza A (H7N9) continues to spread.

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Insiders question Vietnam’s proposed measures to reduce alcohol impact

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam wants to levy a number of bans on the sale, marketing and consumption of beer and liquor, but few of them seem viable, industry insiders have claimed.

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Vietnam to import inexpensive US hepatitis drugs

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese citizens, especially the underprivileged, will have access to inexpensive drugs produced by US biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences to treat hepatitis C infections.

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Medical fees to rise for people without insurance

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

From June, 1,900 medical services will have new price ceilings, which means the rate for many services will rise two- or three-fold, as per a recent health ministry circular.

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At least 16 dead in bomb blast at church in Egypt's Alexandria: Ministry

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

CAIRO: At least 16 people were killed in a Sunday (Apr 9) bombing at a church in Alexandria, Egypt's health ministry said, hours after a deadly bomb went off at a church in a Nile Delta town 100km north of Cairo.

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Health ministry car driver faces harsh punishment for breaking rules on Hanoi expressway

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Authorities in Hanoi will punish the drivers of five automobiles, one of which belongs to the health ministry, that were caught speeding in the wrong direction on a local expressway earlier this week.

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Health ministry car filmed speeding in wrong direction on Hanoi expressway

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A car belonging to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health is identified among five sedans captured by a dash cam traveling in the wrong direction on an expressway in Hanoi, with a ministry representative explaining they did not do so deliberately.

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Vietnamese patients ripped off for unnecessary medical procedures

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Patients across Vietnam have been forced to undergo unnecessary medical examinations due to secret contracts between hospitals and suppliers of the costly healthcare equipment, a health ministry’s inspection has revealed.

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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(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 month(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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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