Banana flower salad, a popular dish in Việt Nam, is known in the north as nộm bắp chuối and as gỏi bắp chuối in the south.
The Ministry of Health plans to start giving measles vaccine to children in their sixth month instead of the ninth, Deputy Health Minister Nguyễn Thanh Long has said.
The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.
People often say it’s not easy to change one’s habits, but a man from Cu Pua Village in the central province of Quảng Trị has succeeded and inspired others to follow.
One person has died and as many as 60 people have reportedly been hospitalised in the dysentery outbreak in the northern mountainous Lai Châu Province.
The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday issued a warning of disease outbreaks due to prolonged flooding in central provinces.
A US$300,000 agreement has been signed for improving the hygiene and sanitary conditions of 15,000 women and girls in 7,500 poor and near-poor households in Việt Nam.