Nearly 38,000 people vaccinated against COVID-19 Health

Nearly 38,000 people vaccinated against COVID-19

As of 16:00 on March 23, Vietnam had administered the COVID-19 vaccine to 37,911 people who are frontline medical workers, and members of community-based anti-COVID-19 groups and steering committees for COVID-19 prevention and control.
Immunisation significant for public health: deputy minister Health

Immunisation significant for public health: deputy minister

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long laid stress on the importance of immunisation for public health and calling parents to get their children fully and properly vaccinated at a meeting held in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 15.
Immunisation Week raises awareness of vaccination’s importance Health

Immunisation Week raises awareness of vaccination’s importance

Vaccination is one of the greatest medical success stories that save 2-3 million lives every year, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long at a meeting held in the central province of Quang Ngai on June 3 in response to the World Immunisation Week 2017.
Babies at risk of whooping cough Health

Babies at risk of whooping cough

Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine, speaks to the online VietnamPlus newspaper about the latest wave of whooping cough, which has killed five children.
Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines Health

Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention.