Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Vietnam: Strengthening the prevention of influenza A (H5N1) in humans, dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease

[I stand corrected.  This directive is for the whole Country.  Not just Thừa Thiên Huế Province.]

12/09/2012 (GMT +7)

(HPDT) - City People's Committee has the power to send the heads of departments, agencies, organizations and cities; chairmen of district and on the Strengthening of prevention of influenza A (H5N1) in humans, hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever.

Power states: Currently, influenza A (H5N1), dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth appear all over the country and tends to increase. In some localities of the city occurred on bird flu; hand, foot and mouth disease continues to complicated. Risk of influenza A (H5N1) spread is huge; hand, foot and mouth disease, increased risk of dengue fever in the last months.

To prevent, combat, effectively preventing these diseases; minimize the number of cases of disease and death, Chairman of the city People's Committee asked the district established the interdisciplinary team to check the prevention and control of epidemics in the commune; direct strengthen hygiene and disease prevention in the residential, household, child care, kindergarten, grades slaughter, transport, trade selling poultry. Step up the campaign for the implementation of hand washing with soap, sanitation, removal of dilute cast, mosquito larvae, patriotic hygiene movement until the communes, wards, villages, population and population densely.  Enhance direct communication in the community through village health team and residential staff women, youth, veterans, farmers' associations, family guide the application of measures preventive hygiene, personal hygiene, environmental sanitation.

Department of Health, in collaboration with the relevant agencies established interdisciplinary inspection team to check the disease prevention and control at the local level, and direct units to enhance the hygiene and disease prevention. Coordination to enhance the information propagation prevention of diseases; promote advocacy and guide people to exercise preventive hygiene measures, personal hygiene, environmental sanitation. Coordination Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to monitor closely the situation in poultry, waterfowl; timely implementation of measures to prevent transmission of influenza A virus (H5N1) to humans. Closely monitoring the situation of pandemic influenza A (H5N1) in humans, hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever. Direct medical facilities available materials, equipment, drugs, chemical treatment and handling of the outbreak; minimize morbidity and no mortality occurred.

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to direct local authorities closely monitor the epidemic in poultry, waterfowl to detect early, thorough handling of the outbreak. Department of Information and Communications, the Department of Education and Training, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and city organizations to strengthen and coordinate communication measures for prevention of influenza A (H5N1), hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue. Department of Finance proposed the allocation of funding, prevention regulations.

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