Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

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Vietnam to produce 6-in-1 vaccines to quench shortage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health is working on a plan to produce 5-in-1 and 6-in-1 vaccines as hospitals and healthcare centers nationwide are running short of those vaccines for children, heard a web conference held by the Government’s portal chinhphu.vn last week.

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33 avian flu cases found in Lam Dong

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The Preventive Medicine Centre of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) in Lam Dong reported 33 cases of avian influenza type A/H1N1, including in 16 students in Dai Pai District last week.

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Preventive health official clarifies vaccine shortage

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health, speaks to VietnamPlus about the scarcity of some vaccines under the national immunisation programme.

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Outbreak of flu H1N1 reported in Lam Dong Province

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, yesterday said that an outbreak of flu A/H1N1 had been reported at a primary school in Da Teh District of Lam Dong and infected people would be soon quarantined and provided treatment.

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French NGOs discuss healthcare support

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

Representatives from more than 20 French non-governmental health care organisations attended a conference on France-Viet Nam health-care co-operation held in the city on Saturday.

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All vaccines meet WHO standards

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

Tran Dac Phu, director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health, speaks to VietnamPlus about the scarcity of some vaccines under the national immunisation programme.

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Vietnamese, French doctors discuss cooperation prospects

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Vietnamese, French doctors discuss cooperation prospects

Representatives from more than 20 French non-governmental health care organisations attended a conference on France-Vietnam health care cooperation held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 21.

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Health Department asked to curb bird flu transmission

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SaiGon GP English 7 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine sent its urgent dispatch asking the northern province of Thanh Hoa to implement preventative measures against bird flu as there has been an outbreak of bird flu in Tinh Gia District.

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VN, Turkey agree to lift up trade value to US$3 billion

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VN, Turkey agree to lift up trade value to US$3 billion

VGP – Viet Nam and Turkey have agreed to raise the two-way trade value to US$3 billion next year by accelerating exchange of key commodities and business penetration.

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USAID funds improved HIV/AIDS care

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A US$2-million project was launched in the northern port city of Hai Phong on Monday to promote community connections in preventing and combating HIV/AIDS in northern coastal localities.

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Health sector warns HFM disease's recurrence

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, warned of possible outbreaks of chronic hand-foot-mouth disease caused by Enterovirus.

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Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Figures show spike in two infectious diseases

The number of cases of dengue fever, and hand, foot and mouth disease tends to increase in some areas in the country in January and February. HCM City and the southern provinces have reported an increase in dengue fever cases, while the hand, foot and mouth disease is on the rise in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and the central province of Da Nang.

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Shot in the arm: Vietnam builds up vaccine industry to end shortage

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Shot in the arm: Vietnam builds up vaccine industry to end shortage

A plan is underway to have combination vaccines produced in Vietnam, where several infant deaths have driven many parents towards unsubsidized vaccines, leading to a critical supply shortage at non-public clinics across the country.

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Many forest areas in Tay Ninh face increased fire risk

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

About 60,000ha of forests in the southern province of Tay Ninh are facing increased fire risk due to the prolonged hot weather and lack of rain

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Medical workers warn of danger of waiting for serviced vaccinations

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Medical workers warn of danger of waiting for serviced vaccinations

Upon the severe shortage of five-in-one Pentaxim and six-in-one Hexa-infarix vaccine in medical clinics, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent its urgent document to its sub-departments, Pasteur institutes and hospitals about implementing expanded immunization program in medical clinics which provide serviced vaccinations.

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