The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday announced and transferred the virus of foot and mouth disease (MFD) to businesses with a target of manufacturing vaccines against foot-and-mouth susceptible animals and cattle disease.
Vietnam Vaccine Joint Stock Company yesterday organized a ceremony to open Vietnam Vaccine Center, the most modern and largest one in the southern region, at 198 Hoang Van Thu street, Phu Nhuan district, HCMC.
As per the Vietnam Medical Association's latest study, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are still heavy burden for the health sector. Moreover, they are by far the leading cause of death in the country.
Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam asked the health sector and administrations to simplify administrative procedures to facilitate people in buying medical insurance and services.
As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education including university curricula and approaches to teaching and learning, according to medical professors.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday called for people not to discriminate against people living with HIV at a meeting held by Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the People’s Committee in the northern province of Hai Duong.
Lately, the Pediatrics Hospital No.1 and No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City have received many children suffering serious malaria from different districts. It is worth mentioning that malaria comeback is an abnormality because it has disappeared for years in Vietnam.