Health experts called for accelerated and better coordinated actions from all sectors in Việt Nam in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a meeting in Hà Nội on Thursday to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24).
With the unique idea of using fermented bagasse (sugercane pulp) to treat shrimp ponds, Trần Phúc Hậu has become the proud director of a company that produces microbiological bagasse pulp.
Hà Nội leads the country in implementing the national programme on agriculture development and new-style rural areas.
Two hospitals have been named as Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding. The awards were given by Alive & Thrive – a global nutrition initiative – and the Đà Nẵng and Quảng Nam health departments.
Hospital infections threaten the safety of patients
Adenovirus, Enterovirus, Herpes simplex and Epstein Barr virus cause 95 per cent of sore throats in children below 5 and 70 per cent of sore throats in children between 5 to 15 years old.
Cases of Whitmore’s disease, also called melioidosis, has increased remarkably during the rainy season with a high rate of mortality, director of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases Đỗ Duy Cường said.