Localities urged to enhance disease prevention

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The Ministry of Public Health has requested People’s Committees in provinces and cities across the country to intensify disease prevention efforts after the Lunar New Year (Tet) and during the 2015 festival season in response to a recent Government directive.

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Health sector braces for disease outbreaks during Tet

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The health sector will take drastic measures to prevent disease and ensure food safety and access to healthcare during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on February 5.

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Co-ordination key to implementing UN One Health strategy

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

Viet Nam has made progress with the One Health (OH) initiative, but still needs to develop a strategic co-ordination mechanism along with an action plan and road map, UN Resident Co-ordinator in Viet Nam Pratibha Mehta said at the opening of the third One Heath Conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Vietnam holds One Health Conference on infectious diseases

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Vietnam holds One Health Conference on infectious diseases

Vietnam has taken the maximum effort and collaborated with international and regional countries to fight avian influenza H5N1, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam said.

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Health Emergency Operations Centre opens

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Health Emergency Operations Centre opens

The Health Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was inaugurated at a ceremony on February 3 at the Ministry of Health’s General Department of Preventive Medicine, attended by Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and American Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius.

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Vietnam holds One Health Conference on infectious diseases

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Vietnam holds One Health Conference on infectious diseases

Vietnam has taken the maximum effort and collaborated with international and regional countries to fight avian influenza H5N1, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam said.

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'Low risk' bird flu identified at British farm

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Tests have confirmed an outbreak of avian flu in chickens at a farm in southern England but officials described it as a "low severity" strain of the disease.

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Taiwan's birdflu under control-agriculture officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Agriculture officials in Taiwan say latest outbreak of avian flu is under control but warns measures need to be in place to prevent future outbreaks.

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Ministry warns risk of H7N9 spread

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At a meeting on January 28 convened by the Ministry of Health, Tran Dac Phu, head of the Health Ministry's Preventive Health Department, warned that outbreaks of the H7N9 avian influenza virus that has infected 16 people and killed 3 others in China can spread to the Southern province of Vietnam.

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Vietnam, US cooperate on crisis/emergency response

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Vietnam, US cooperate on crisis/emergency response

(VOV) - Vietnam and the US signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on January 29 to improve the nation’s emergency response to disasters by developing an incident command system (ICS).

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Health sector warns of H7N9 outbreak in Vietnam

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Health sector warns of H7N9 outbreak in Vietnam

The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Health Department has warned of a high risk of avian influenza A/H7N9 outbreaks in Vietnam.

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Poultry culled in Taiwan to thwart bird flu

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Taiwan culls over a million poultry in efforts to halt various strains of avian flu.

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Vigilance urged against animal diseases

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam yesterday called for increased vigilance this year in preventing disease outbreaks among livestock and poultry, especially those that can be transmitted to humans.

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

The increasing need for health care would be a major challenge for the health sector this year, as would changes in disease models, population ageing and newly emerging diseases such as avian influenza types H5N1 and H7N9 and the Ebola virus, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday at an online conference.

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Health sector warns of A/H7N9 outbreak

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Health sector warns of A/H7N9 outbreak

The Preventive Health Department under the Ministry of Health is warning the community of high avian influenza A/H7N9 outbreak risks, especially during the winter-spring season of this year.

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