Hand, foot and mouth disease is reaching its peak season in HCM City, with incidence doubling last month from August, according to the city Preventive Medicine Centre.
Hospital infections threaten the safety of patients
AMR refers to a microorganism's ability to stop an antimicrobial like antibiotics from impacting it.
With population growth, increasing demand for water and negative impacts of climate change, Việt Nam has been facing major challenges in ensuring water security.
The Ministry of Health has called on authorities and hospitals in the south to strengthen preventive measures to control the spread of measles and hand-foot-mouth disease.
Cooperation between private and public health facilities has been ineffective in controlling and detecting tuberculosis cases in HCM City, according to the city’s programme on TB prevention.