School should be a happy place. A place for children to learn, develop and grow. But if that growth is being stunted by cutting corners when it comes to food hygiene, it will leave a bad taste in people’s mouths that will never go away.
Just 10 countries were responsible for three-quarters of a global surge in measles cases last year, the UN children's agency said today, including one of the world's richest nations, France.
A short story by Hồ Anh Thái
Hospitals in HCM City and Hà Nội are admitting dozens of patients with measles each week, many of them pregnant women and children.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is working with authorities to prevent the infiltration of the fast-spreading African Swine Flu into Việt Nam.
Have you ever wondered why your seemingly robust child suddenly gets frequently ill upon starting school? This is because the classroom is a perfect breeding ground for infective organism to flourish.
The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases is offering 6,500 free hepatitis B virus (HBV) tests for people living in Hà Nội and neighbouring provinces.
The HCM City Department of Education and Training has instructed managers of schools to take preventive measures against the spread of contagious disease among students.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has urged collaboration including stronger monitoring and preparedness measures to prevent African swine fever from spreading to Việt Nam.