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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Newborn dies after vaccine shot; mourning family protests at clinic

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Newborn dies after vaccine shot; mourning family protests at clinic

The family of a 13-day-old newborn in the northern province of Thanh Hoa occupied a commune medical station on Friday afternoon to demand an explanation over his sudden death after a vaccine shot.

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One-fifth of Vietnamese population infected with HBV

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam is one of nine countries in the West Pacific region with alarming rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) with 10-20 percent of the population (10-16 million people) living with HBV, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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One-fifth of Vietnamese population infected with HBV

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Vietnam is one of nine countries in the West Pacific region with alarming rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) with 10-20 percent of the population (10-16 million people) living with HBV, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Vietnam among countries with alarming hepatitis B infection rate

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Vietnam among countries with alarming hepatitis B infection rate

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

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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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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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One-fifth of Vietnamese population infected with HBV

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Vietnam is one of nine countries in the West Pacific region with alarming rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) with 10-20 percent of the population (10-16 million people) living with HBV, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Gov’t to increase vaccine price, payment for medical workers

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The government has asked the Ministries of Health and Finance to increase bonus for medical workers who administered the vaccine in the National Expanded Immunization program.

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Reforms to improve immunisation

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Nguyen Minh Hang, deputy director of the Preventive Medicine Department, tells Tien Phong (Vanguard) about a plan to adjust vaccine prices and better support health workers.

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Vietnamese-made vaccine achieves WHO’s NRA

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam becomes one of 39 nations in the world which the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed its vaccine to achieve the national regulatory authorities. This means Vietnamese vaccine is good enough.

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Child malaria vaccine: Final trials bring hope

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Child malaria vaccine: Final trials bring hope

Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could help protect millions of children against malaria.

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Expanded Immunisation Programme contributes to children health care

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The Expanded Immunisation Programme in Vietnam, which was launched in 1985, has helped prevent between 2-3 million deaths each year from dangerous communicable diseases, said the programme’s Director Prof. Dr Nguyen Tran Hien.

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Vietnam observes WHO Immunisation Week

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Vietnam observes WHO Immunisation Week

A ceremony was held on April 24 in northern Bac Giang province to kick-start the Immunisation Week 2015 in Vietnam. Event participants included Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and representatives from ministries, sectors and localities.

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