Health Ministry requires hospitals to have isolation areas for monkeypox

Health Ministry requires hospitals to have isolation areas for monkeypox

Under the Ministry of Health's guidance, hospitals were instructed to carry out screening for people with or suspected of having monkeypox in the community or medical facilities. Hospitals need to put up signs at the entrance of medical facilities so that patients can immediately identify the direction to the screening area which should be located in the medical examination and emergency units.
Buying Covid-19 medicine at a pharmacy in District 3 of HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

Covid-19 medicine purchase needs prescription

Many major pharmacy chains in Vietnam yesterday began to sell Covid-19 pills containing agent Molnupiravir for F0 cases with a prescription. However, many people still could not buy the medicine because they do not bring along a required F0 certificate by healthcare units.

Health Ministry redefines Covid-19 case criteria

Health Ministry redefines Covid-19 case criteria

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday issued new definitions of Covid cases, suspected cases and close contacts in a bid to detect and manage new infections quicker and more effectively.
Low risks of community transmission from Vietnam's first Omicron case

Low risks of community transmission from Vietnam's first Omicron case

The risk of community transmission of the new variant from the Vietnam's first Omicron case detected on Tuesday remains low, according to Professor Phan Trong Lan, director of the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health.

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its eighth session from November 2-4. (Photo: VNA)

Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission holds 8th session

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its eighth session from November 2-4, during which the commission examined outcomes of inspections of violations by the Party delegation at the Health Ministry in 2016-2021 tenure.
 Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long  speaks at the conference.

Localities must raise Covid alert level: Health Ministry

Northern provinces of Phu Tho, Nam Dinh, the northern central coastal of Thanh Hoa and Mekong Delta localities have recently recorded an increase in Covid-19 cases due to people returning to homeland from affected areas.