GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19 Society

GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19

GAVI, an international organisation that works to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children in the world's poorest countries, has published an article on its website gavi.org, highlighting the four ways Vietnam has managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award Sci-Tech

Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award

Female scientists who have successfully isolated the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully isolate this virus, have received the Kovalevskaia Award 2019.
Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements Health

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.
Khanh Hoa free from novel coronavirus outbreak Health

Khanh Hoa free from novel coronavirus outbreak

The south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has gained coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-free status under the Ministry of Health’s Decision No.648/QD-BYT inked by Deputy Minister Do Xuan Tuyen on February 26.
PM orders attention to bird flu fight Society

PM orders attention to bird flu fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries, agencies and authorities of centrally-run cities and provinces to strengthen measures in the fight against the A/H5N1 flu on poultry and humans, while the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel corona virus (nCoV) is spreading.
Agriculture ministry requests boosting avian flu fight Society

Agriculture ministry requests boosting avian flu fight

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on February 3 sent an urgent notice to the chairmen of the People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, calling for drastic and concerted measures against avian flu epidemics.
Ministry seeks to sell farm produce in face of nCoV outbreak Business

Ministry seeks to sell farm produce in face of nCoV outbreak

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference in Hanoi on February 3 to seek ways to promote the trade and production of farm produce, given the complicated development of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) which originated in China’s Wuhan in late December 2019.