Vietnam announces nine fatal diseases to be isolated

Vietnam announces nine fatal diseases to be isolated

According to the Ministry of Health’s dispatch 17/2019 on nine fatal diseases, medical facilities have to isolate diphtheria, whooping cough, measles, rubella, encephalitis, hand-foot-and mouth, chicken pox and mumps patients.
Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

Medical experts warn risk of waiting for self-paid vaccine

The uptake of self-paid vaccines amongst parents in Ho Chi Minh City is high; however, waiting for foreign-made self-paid vaccine has risked the lives of children and the community because they have not immunized as per schedule.
Kids under five to receive free vaccine

Kids under five to receive free vaccine

The Ministry of Health has announced to provide free vaccine in the Expanded Immunization Program for ten contagious diseases for children aged under five years.

HCMC still sees  increase in dengue infections

HCMC still sees increase in dengue infections

Amongst four districts including districts 12, Binh Tan, Binh Chanh, and Hoc Mon with the highest rate of infection cases of dengue, District 12 is leading with the infection rate increasing by 135 percent , said at a meeting today on the socio-economic condition in August and in eight months.