HA NOI, 21 October 2014 - A team of seven Vietnamese laboratory researchers has been trained to test for the Ebola Virus Disease as part of ongoing efforts of the Vietnamese government and international partners to prepare for a possible case of Ebola Virus Disease in Viet Nam.
Ha Noi, 11 October 2014 - Viet Nam's largest-ever, national immunization campaign against measles-rubella (MR) was launched at the Le Quy Don school in Hanoi with the presence of Vice President of the State Mme Nguyen Thi Doan and Minister of Health Associate Professor Mme Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Hanoi, 29 September 2014 - On World Heart Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on Viet Nam to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing WHO’s sodium reduction measures to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.
Ha Noi, 28 September 2014 - On World Rabies Day the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the World Health Organization (WHO) unite to eliminate rabies in Viet Nam.
Highlights from WHO Viet Nam
1 August 2014
Visit the Photo exhibition for World Breastfeeding Week 2014
Ha Noi, 1 August 2014 - Mother milk - Life rewarded!The exhibition will show more than 100 pictures capturing moments of mothers breastfeeding their children throughout Viet Nam from the mountainous to rural and urban areas.
These pictures were taken by professional and amateur photographers, carrying a message to call for action by all mothers, breastfeed your children with your milk. It's natural instinct and an action of love that can be shown by all mothers to their children.
25 May 2014
Geneva, 12 May 2014 - Worldwide, 3.3 million deaths in 2012 were due to harmful use of alcohol, says a new report launched by WHO today. Alcohol consumption can not only lead to dependence but also increases people’s risk of developing more than 200 diseases including liver cirrhosis and some cancers. In addition, harmful drinking can lead to violence and injuries.
29 April 2014
Are you ready to prevent the spread of antimicrobial resistant germs? For 5 May 2014, WHO asks you to join us in highlighting the role of hand hygiene in combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR).