Hanoi: Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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Hanoi has offered preventive care and medical interventions to all HIV-positive pregnant women in an attempt to minimise mother-to-child transmission.

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Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

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An increased incidence of dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease was recorded across Ho Chi Minh City as they are at their peaks of the year, Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said on November 5.

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Youth get free measles-rubella vaccines

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

As part of the national campaign to provide the combined measles-rubella vaccine, more than 150,000 children aged 10 to 14 in HCM City have received shots, according to Dr Nguyen Tri Dung, head of the city's Preventive Health Centre.

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has called for urgent coordination from other ministries to take measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

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Health ministry asks other agencies to join in Ebola prevention

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has called for urgent coordination from other ministries to take measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

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Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.

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Global study finds dengue fever vaccine effective

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A clinical study of a new dengue vaccine in five countries in Asia, including Viet Nam, shows overall efficacy of 56.5 per cent against symptomatic dengue in children aged two to 14.

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Suspected Ebola patient tested negative for deadly virus

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Suspected of having Ebola when Chu Van Chung, 26, had a high fever after returning from an African country to Vietnam, Chung just tested negative for Ebola virus, said Professor Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on November 2.

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Health officials say patient suspected for Ebola, tests positive for Malaria

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A Vietnamese man who is suspected of having Ebola after showing a high fever, was tested positive for Malaria, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on November 1.

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Disease prevention awareness still low

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People's awareness of disease-prevention measures remains low, the deputy head of HCM City's Health Department said yesterday.

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USAID keen to include private sector in HIV-related market

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USAID keen to include private sector in HIV-related market

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a programme to stimulate a market for HIV-related goods and services with the involvement of the private sector in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.

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Children, teachers get quality helmets

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Quality helmets have been provided to more than 4,000 students and teachers at eight elementary schools in HCM City's Districts 12, Binh Thanh, and Binh Chanh under a road safety campaign.

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Workshop finetunes anti-bribery regulations in Penal Code

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The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs organised a workshop in Hanoi on October 29 with a view to perfecting anti-bribery regulations in the 1999 Penal Code with support from the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam.

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Over 4.7 million children vaccinated in first phase of immunization campaign

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The Ministry of Health October 28 said that after one month implementation of massive free vaccination campaign, more than 4.7 million children nationwide have been injected vaccine against measles and rubella.

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US supports Thua Thien-Hue’s natural disaster response

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US supports Thua Thien-Hue’s natural disaster response

(VOV) - The United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) has decided to provide Thua Thien-Hue province with communication equipment worth nearly VND4.6 billion to cope with natural disasters.

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