International cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and issues related to vaccines were discussed during Wednesday's meetings between Vietnamese health minister Nguyen Thanh Long and Chinese, Indian and Russian ambassadors.
At a virtual meeting about safety measures against Covid-19 in medical facilities on March 26, Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long expressed his fear of the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections as the coronavirus pandemic develops complicated in neighboring countries.
Member of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee and Chairman of its Committee for Legal Affairs Nguyen Khac Dinh and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien were relieved from their posts to assume new duties on November 22.
Health care-associated infections are a leading cause threatening inpatients’ safety, said Health Minister Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a yesterday conference about controlling hospital-acquired infections in hospitals’ Anesthesiology unit and Intensive care unit.
At the opening ceremony of Hospital Management Asia meeting yesterday in Hanoi, Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said the Vietnamese Government has been building action plan to improve the health sector in all fields.
People should increase their awareness of non-communicable diseases to reduce impacts of its risk factors, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the meeting on non-communicable diseases held by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization yesterday in Hanoi.