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Prime Minister meets with WHO regional director, Japanese guest

Prime Minister meets with WHO regional director, Japanese guest

The Vietnamese Government is building a master plan for realising the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and hopes to receive more assistance from international organisations, especially WHO, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.


Health sector opens new training courses against MERS-CoV

The Ministry of Health has asked health departments across the country to increase training courses for doctors and nurses to proactively cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) as it develops. The ministry requested health departments build and implement action plans to deal with the disease. All health workers participated in drills to


Vietnam’s vaccine management meets int’l standards: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised Vietnam’s vaccine management system as an internationally standardised one and is expected to officially present a certificate to Vietnam on June 22. Truong Quoc Cuong, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV), shared the news at a press conference on June 19. Cuong said

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Hospital at center of RoK’s MERS suspends services; seven new cases

A Republic of Korea (RoK) hospital suspended most services on June 14 after being identified as the epicenter of the spread of a deadly respiratory disease that has killed 15 people since being diagnosed in the country nearly four weeks ago. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called an emergency meeting for June 16 on

A microscopic view of the MERS coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Vietnam takes precaution against MERS-CoV

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. On May 30, the Republic of Korea informed the World Health Organisation (WHO) that it has recorded 12 cases of the virus. China, meanwhile, also confirmed the first case.