US CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office opens in Hanoi

US CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office opens in Hanoi

US Vice President Kamala Harris launched the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Southeast Asia Regional Office in Hanoi at a ceremony on August 25 during her three-day visit to the country.
Free-roaming dogs and rabies transmission are integrally linked (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam fights rabies by rabies vaccination

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Ministry of Health (MOH), People’s Committee in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other One Health partners yesterday advocated for rabies vaccination to stop rabies in both animals and human.
46 dog bite-related deaths reported countrywide

46 dog bite-related deaths reported countrywide

By July, the country reported 46 dog bite-related fatalities in 24 cities and provinces. From 2018 to date, there has been an increase of fatal dog attacks. 

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

Health Ministry calls for people participation in fighting measles, HFM, dengue

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the People’s Committee in Hanoi launched a campaign to prevent measles, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) and dengue at Dich Vong Hau preschool yesterday with the participation of around 1,000 representatives from ministries, agencies and international organizations.
Ministries call for support in spreading information of rabies

Ministries call for support in spreading information of rabies

The Ministry of Health (MOH), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health partners called for everyone’s support in spreading information and raising awareness on rabies to save lives.

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Chinese rabies vaccine circulated in Vietnam safe

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health yesterday announced Chinese rabies vaccine circulated in the country is not involved with vaccine scandal in China.

Vietnam not permits Chinese-made vaccine to circulate

Vietnamese Ministry of Health yesterday affirmed sub-standard vaccine produced by Chinese vaccine maker Changsheng Bio-technology has not permitted to circulate in the country so far.