Vietnam negotiates for Covid-19 vaccine purchase

Vietnam negotiates for Covid-19 vaccine purchase

Besides the Covid-19 vaccines AstraZeneca Vietnam ordered and COVAX donated, to get enough vaccine for all indicated citizens, Vietnam needs to acquire 150 doses this year, said the Ministry of Health.
Head of the HCMC Delegation of National Assembly Deputies Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the meeting. (Photo:SGGP)

Ministry of Health to provide 30,000 rapid diagnostic tests to HCMC

The Ministry of Health will give priority in providing 30,000 rapid diagnostic tests to the needs of HCMC, said Deputy Minister of Health at at an online meeting on February 10 between Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and HCMC’s leaders.
A medial worker prepares to inject Nanocovax, the first made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine, into a volunteer as part of human trials on December 17, 2020 (Photo: VNA)

Human trials of 2nd local COVID-19 vaccine expected in January

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC), based in central Khanh Hoa province, has proposed the Ministry of Health allow human trials of its COVID-19 vaccine to begin in January, two months ahead of schedule.
At the event (Photo: Health Ministry)

Public health portal officially launched

The Vietnam Public Health Portal was officially launched by the Ministry of Health on November 20, aimed at facilitating liaising with services provided by the health sector.
Globetrotter Tran Dang Dang Khoa offers flowers to frontline health workers.

Ministry of Health releases MV to call for solidarity against Covid-19

The Ministry of Health in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program, and the Vietnam National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health has just launched the music video titled "Vung Tin Vietnam" (Vietnam moving forward confidently) to bring all people together, support and encourage frontline employees during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases now 141

Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases now 141

The Ministry of Health on March 25 evening confirmed seven more cases who tested positive to SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, bringing the total in Vietnam to 141 so far.