Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

The world is for the first time on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100 percent effective.

Keywords: 

South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus

South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has declared a "de facto end" to the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus (Mers).

Keywords: 

Liver cancer causes 22,000 deaths every year

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo điện tử CP English 5 day(s) ago 4 related news

VGP – Over 20 million people are infected with hepatitis Bvirus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), of which 8 million are living with hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer, said Director of the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh.

Keywords: 

South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospital settings to kill 36 people.

Keywords: 

Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitis

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH’s Preventive Health Department.

Keywords: 

Over 20 million Vietnamese people infecting with hepatitis B, C

0 vote(s)Comment

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced at the the meeting held in Hanoi yesterday to mark the World Hepatitis Day ( on July 28) that over 20 million Vietnamese people infected with hepatitis B and C.

Keywords: 

Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

A police officer in Ho Chi Minh City has been put under preventative treatment for HIV after he touched the blood of a virus-infected thief he seized on Wednesday, local police reported.

Keywords: 

Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

VietNamNet Bridge – Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine reported last week.

Keywords: 

Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

0 vote(s)Comment

VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine recently reported.

Keywords: 

Ban says world on way to 'generation free of AIDS'

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Ban says world on way to 'generation free of AIDS'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world was headed for a "generation free of AIDS", after UNAIDS reported a 35-percent drop in new HIV infections from 15 years ago.

Keywords: 

Health Minister lauds group of medical workers being in risk of exposing HIV for saving patient

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien sent a letter of compliment after hearing a group of medical workers of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital in Ha Noi to be devoted to save a HIV pregnant woman.

Keywords: 

Deafness could be treated by virus, say scientists

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Scientists say they have taken a significant step towards treating some forms of deafness after restoring hearing in animals.

Keywords: 

Doctors, nurses exposed to HIV in emergency surgery

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 5 related news

Doctors, nurses exposed to HIV in emergency surgery

Nineteen medics, including 18 doctors and nurses and an apprentice, were confirmed as having been exposed to HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) after they performed an emergency surgery on a woman last Saturday.

Keywords: 

Doctors, nurses exposed to HIV in emergency surgery

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago 5 related news

Doctors, nurses exposed to HIV in emergency surgery

VietNamNet Bridge – Nineteen medics, including 18 doctors and nurses and an apprentice, were confirmed as having been exposed to HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) after they performed an emergency surgery on a woman last Saturday.

Keywords: 

18 Vietnamese doctors, health workers exposed to HIV infection during emergency surgery

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago 5 related news

18 Vietnamese doctors, health workers exposed to HIV infection during emergency surgery

Eighteen doctors and health workers at an obstetrics and gynecology hospital in Hanoi have been exposed to HIV from an emergency operation performed on a woman who has the virus.

Keywords: 

Top page