While the rate of vaccination of basic vaccines in the Expanded Immunization Program for children in Ho Chi Minh City is quite low because of disruption during the Covid-19 epidemic, the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City is in a short serious supply of paid vaccines resulting in interrupted vaccination courses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An infant was hospitalized in critical condition and later died from an attack of a Tibetan Mastiff, confirmed deputy head of the Vietnam-German Hospital’s Emergency ward Dr. Le Viet Khanh at July 19 press brief.
Following press articles reporting the scarcity of vaccine against rabies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vice head of the Drug Administration of Vietnam Nguyen Tat Dat yesterday said the administration still provides enough the vaccine to medical clinics nationwide.
The estimated public health expenditures on rabies disease diagnostics, prevention, and control in Vietnam is VND600 billion ($26.4 million) annually, said Deputy Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan at a meeting in the northern province of Bac Giang yesterday.