Ministry urges to prevent diseases caused by Adenoviruses

Ministry urges to prevent diseases caused by Adenoviruses

The Ministry of Health yesterday sent an official dispatch to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and Pasteur Institutes and provincial and municipal health departments on strengthening the prevention of disease caused by the Adenoviruses.
MoH: Vaccines to be fully supplied 2-3 weeks at latest

MoH: Vaccines to be fully supplied 2-3 weeks at latest

Related to the fact that Ho Chi Minh City and some localities are lacking measles and DPT vaccines for children under the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) under the Ministry of Health (MoH), on the evening of September 14, announced specific information on this issue.
HCMC runs out of two vaccines in expanded program on immunization

HCMC runs out of two vaccines in expanded program on immunization

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, on September 13, said that it had sent an urgent document to the People's Committee of HCMC and the Ministry of Health about the supply of measles and DPT vaccines (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) - two vaccines in the free-of-charge expanded program on immunization for children.
Former health officials prosecuted over Tamiflu scandal

Former health officials prosecuted over Tamiflu scandal

Former Deputy Minister of Health Cao Minh Quang and accomplices have been prosecuted for alleged wrongdoings in the purchase of materials for producing Tamiflu and the drug containing the Oseltamivir phosphate element to tackle the A/H5N1 flu virus in 2006.