President hails health care sector's achievements Health

President hails health care sector's achievements

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc commended the health care sector for its achievements over the past years and urged the Government and the health sector to take measures to quickly address the current crisis in the sector as many medical workers are leaving their jobs, and hospitals suffer from a shortage of medicine and medical supplies.
WHO representative honoured with insignia Society

WHO representative honoured with insignia

Dr Kidong Park, outgoing Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam, has been honoured with the insignia “For the Health of the People” by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.
Pilot programme helping to ease burden on health sector Videos

Pilot programme helping to ease burden on health sector

Duc Giang General Hospital in Hanoi is piloting a programme, in which COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms are encouraged to support medical staff in taking care of other patients and monitor their health through the application of QR codes. The move is expected to ease the burden for the health sector while helping reduce infections at quarantine sites.
Vietnam plans to set up national vaccine institute Society

Vietnam plans to set up national vaccine institute

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to draft a plan on the establishment of a national vaccine institute and a research centre for vaccine technology transfer on the basis of re-organising the ministry's existing research facilities.
Laos well prepares for coping with COVID-19 pandemic World

Laos well prepares for coping with COVID-19 pandemic

The Lao government has announced that the country basically completed the preparation of resources to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic in the context that the number of infections is increasing in the Southeast Asian nation.