Child nutrition campaign launched in Hanoi

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Child nutrition campaign launched in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Nutrition launched a campaign to boost child nutrition in Hanoi on May 25.

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Health Ministry urges MERS-CoV disease prevention

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Health Ministry urges MERS-CoV disease prevention

The Ministry of Health has urged border localities to prevent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) from entering Vietnam.

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MERS-CoV may spread to Vietnam: Health Ministry

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Due to the complicated development of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus, known as MERS-CoV, in many countries in the world especially some cases recorded in some Asian nations, Vietnamese Ministry of Health May 22 sent its urgent document to the people's committees nationwide asking to enhance preventive measures against the disease.

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Preventive programme helps achieve WHO's child TB goal

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Preventive programme helps achieve WHO's child TB goal

Thanks to a national tuberculosis preventive programme, a tuberculosis-infected man in Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Phu district is not afraid that he will transmit the disease to his infant son.

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Hand washing can prevent diseases

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Washing hands regularly can help prevent virus-based diseases, which have become more prevalent worldwide, a seminar heard.

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Indonesia hopes to make a splash with aquaculture cultivation

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As the world’s largest aquaculture grower – it produced 14.52 million tonnes of fisheries produce in 2014 - Indonesia is determined to boost this sector even further in the future.

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Action month planned to reduce mother-to-baby HIV transmission

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Action month planned to reduce mother-to-baby HIV transmission

A month-long campaign for the prevention of mother-to-baby transmission of HIV (MTCT) will be launched in June aiming to eradicate MTCT in Vietnam, said Deputy Director of the Ministry of Health’s Administration of HIV/AIDS Control Hoang Dinh Canh.

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Mixed measles-rubella vaccine to be administered nationwide

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Mixed measles-rubella vaccine to be administered nationwide

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has approved a new recommended schedule of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation, in which the second measles shot given to children aged 18 months old will be replaced by a measles-rubella vaccine.

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Vaccine didn't cause baby's death, says officials

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Vaccine didn't cause baby's death, says officials

The Department of Preventive Medicine has confirmed that there was no connection between the quality of a vaccine and the death of a 13-day-old boy in Thanh Hoa Province last week.

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First suboxone centre opens in HCM City

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City Department of Health yesterday opened the country's first suboxone treatment centre for addicts in Go Vap District.

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Health officals discuss stopping new diseases

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The Health Ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly held a conference in Ha Noi yesterday to review the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and International Health Regulations (IHR) to inform future operations in the field.

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Preventive programme helping achieve WHO's child TB goal

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Thanks to the national tuberculosis preventive programme, a man in HCM City's Tan Phu District who was diagnosed with TB is not afraid he will transmit the disease to his infant son.

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From cheers to tears: Alcohol is the leading cause of home violence in Vietnam

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From cheers to tears: Alcohol is the leading cause of home violence in Vietnam

A new study has confirmed that alcoholic drinks are the major cause behind domestic violence and child abuse in Vietnam, where beer and liquor consumption has been on the rise recently.

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One-third of family violence cases in Vietnam involve alcohol consumption: report

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One-third of family violence cases in Vietnam involve alcohol consumption: report

Nearly 34 percent of domestic violence cases in Vietnam are associated with the consumption of beer and alcohol, according to a report the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health unveiled on Thursday.

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Vietnam among countries with alarming hepatitis B infection rate: WHO

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Vietnam among countries with alarming hepatitis B infection rate: WHO

Vietnam is one of the countries whose hepatitis B infections have reached an alarming rate as 10-20 percent of its population has contracted the disease, local health authorities have warned.

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