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Vietnam to join smoke-free cities network

Vietnam will join with other ASEAN countries in reshaping tourism through smoke-free environments through promoting education on tobacco prevention at schools, proposing a higher tax rate on cigarettes, raising serious reports on smoking-related diseases and imposing strict punishments on violations in smoke-free areas.

  • Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Field hospitals to be set up in HCMC in case of MERS-CoV spreading

    Public: 6/29/2015 3:59:44 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has issued an action plan for preventing the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) should the disease arrive from abroad.

  • Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Vietnam’s major blood bank running dry

    Public: 6/24/2015 3:29:26 AM

    The country’s major blood bank is running out of supply and is calling for donations, especially of types A and O.

  • Ho Chi Minh city puts aside USD2.7 million for HIV prevention

    Public: 6/22/2015 4:24:35 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee has just approved a project on strengthening and expanding services to support, care, prevent and supervise HIV/AIDS for people with high-risk dangers in the city in 2015 with the total spending of over USD2.7 million, which is non-refundable aid of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    RoK reports three new MERS cases, Thailand says none

    Public: 6/21/2015 10:00:25 PM

    South Korea reported three new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Sunday, bringing the total to 169 in the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia, but Thailand said it had no new infections.

  • Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Hanoi: VND25 billion spent on MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/21/2015 3:54:23 PM

    As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is undergoing complex changes in foreign countries, departments and agencies in Hanoi have prepared diverse methods to promptly cope with any possible cases. Accordingly, it has prepared VND25 billion to prevent the disease.

  • Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Health sector on duty around the clock for MERS-CoV prevention

    Public: 6/17/2015 4:19:26 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) on June 17th stressed a high risk of reporting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam. As a result, it asked Directors of centrally-governed provincial and city Health Departments to be on duty around the clock to mitigate possible cases and fatalities.

  • Cancer patients in Hanoi to receive free consultancy and treatment from Korean organization

    Cancer patients in Hanoi to receive free consultancy and treatment from Korean organization

    Public: 6/16/2015 4:29:45 PM

    The Korea Tourism Organization in Vietnam will coordinate with the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine to organize a programme on providing free cancer consultancy and treatment to patients in Hanoi on June 20th.

  • Online communication on HIV/AIDS prevention to be increased

    Online communication on HIV/AIDS prevention to be increased

    Public: 6/16/2015 4:21:16 PM

    It is necessary to continue to promote communication on HIV/AIDS prevention and control through the Internet, social networking and newspapers to mobilize leaders at all levels to pay more attention and provide financial investment into HIV/AIDS prevention and control, stated Dr. Hoang Dinh Canh, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) at a training course for reporters on June 15th - 16th in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • Thanh Hoa province reports nearly 7,000 people living with HIV/AIDS

    Public: 6/9/2015 4:12:39 PM

    Thanh Hoa province has 11 of 27 districts in mountainous areas with nearly 1 million ethnic minorities living in 195 communes and towns, including five districts bordering with Lao, where sophisticated and artful drug traffickings usually take place.

  • Measures increased to prevent MERS-CoV at border gates and airports

    Measures increased to prevent MERS-CoV at border gates and airports

    Public: 6/9/2015 2:54:41 PM

    With the current high risk of the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), localities at border crossings airports and seaports have increased measures to prevent the disease from entering Vietnam.

  • French medical technologies companies seek bussiness opportunities in Vietnam

    French medical technologies companies seek bussiness opportunities in Vietnam

    Public: 6/8/2015 7:59:02 PM

    (VNF) - As many as nine internationally recognized French companies specialized in medical technologies will travel to Vietnam to seek business cooperation.

  • Quang Ninh province carries out measures to prevent MERS-CoV disease

    Quang Ninh province carries out measures to prevent MERS-CoV disease

    Public: 6/8/2015 3:01:14 PM

    As there is a high risk of reporting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), together with other localities, the northern province of Quang Ninh is taking steps to prevent the disease from entering Vietnam.

  • Gia Lai province puts into use detoxification house for AO victims

    Gia Lai province puts into use detoxification house for AO victims

    Public: 6/5/2015 3:17:53 PM

    The Association of Victims of Agent Orange in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on June 5th inaugurated a house of steaming and detoxification for Agent Orange victims.

  • Experts calls for medical training upgrade

    Experts calls for medical training upgrade

    Public: 6/1/2015 11:55:38 PM

    The quality of training as well as personnel qualification in the health sector falls short of actual requirements, experts said at a meeting held recently in Hanoi.

  • Ho Chi Minh city: 99% of babies of HIV-infected mothers to receive ARV treatment

    Public: 6/1/2015 4:13:45 PM

    During the Action Month for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Prevention 2015 from June 1st-30th with the theme “Toward elimination of mother-to-child transmission”, Ho Chi Minh city has strengthened activities to ensure 99% of babies whose mothers are infected with HIV will receive ARV treatment to prevent HIV infection from their mother.

  • Vietnam takes precaution against MERS-CoV

    Vietnam takes precaution against MERS-CoV

    Public: 6/1/2015 9:11:42 AM

    The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department has urged caution in travelling to the Middle East where the Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus (MERS-CoV) is raging in.

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