Ministry warns risk of H7N9 spread

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SaiGon GP English 23 hour(s) ago

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 wary of H7N9 bird flu outbreak in southern China

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

An influenza A (H7N9) outbreak that killed three people and infecting many others in China is spreading southwards to the border with Vietnam, Vietnamese health authorities warned Wednesday.

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Health sector warns of H7N9 outbreak in Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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No Rubella cases recorded in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City has not recorded any outbreaks of rubella though it has many workers in industrial and processing export zones, said Pasteur Institute in HCMC on January 28.

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Non-communicable diseases on the rise

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Non-communicable diseases on the rise

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as high-blood pressure, pulmonary ailments, asthma, diabetes and cancer, accounts for two-thirds of the total incidence of diseases and health-related deaths in Vietnam.

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Non-infectious diseases on the rise

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Non-infectious diseases on the rise

Non-infectious diseases, such as high-blood pressure, pulmonary ailments, asthma, diabetes and cancer, make up two thirds of the total incidence of diseases and health-related deaths in the nation, and the uptrend is expected to increase.

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Efforts needed to improve health care in Central Highlands

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has urged Central Highlands provinces to accelerate the completion of construction on a regional general hospital and continue improving the grassroots health system to ensure proper health checks and treatment for locals.

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Whooping cough breaks out in Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Several children in Ha Noi have been taken to hospital in a critical condition after contracting whooping cough (pertussis), a highly infectious respiratory infection.

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Efforts needed to improve health care in Central Highlands

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has urged Central Highlands provinces to accelerate the completion of construction on a regional general hospital and continue improving the grassroots health system to ensure proper health checks and treatment for locals.

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Binh Duong faces Rubella outbreak

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Binh Duong faces Rubella outbreak

(VOV) - The cause of a Rubella virus outbreak sweeping Binh Duong province has not as yet been determined, but initial suspicions point to crowded living conditions, poor hygiene and lack of immunisation.

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New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

VietNamNet Bridge – The Medical Prevention Department has warned of new virus strains causing hand-foot-mouth disease and urged local health agencies to prepare preventive measures against possible outbreaks of the disease in different regions.

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Health sector warns of A/H7N9 outbreak

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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Deputy PM demands strong effort from the health sector in 2015

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Deputy PM demands strong effort from the health sector in 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested the health sector intensify its preventive measures against disease epidemics and improve the overall quality of the national healthcare system.

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Students stable after anaphylactic shock

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The 35 students who experienced anaphylactic shock after being vaccinated in a secondary school in southern Hau Giang Province are now in stable condition, according to the provincial Preventive Health Centre.

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Students stable after anaphylactic shock

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

The 35 students who experienced anaphylactic shock after being vaccinated in a secondary school in southern Hau Giang Province are now in stable condition, according to the provincial Preventive Health Centre.

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