WHO chief representative: fight against COVID-19 not over yet Health

WHO chief representative: fight against COVID-19 not over yet

Chief Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam Dr Angela Pratt on January 6 warned that the fight against COVID-19 is not over yet as many people are getting infected, hospitalised, and dead in many countries around the world.
ASEAN extends MoU on essential goods ASEAN

ASEAN extends MoU on essential goods

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has extended the memorandum of understanding on the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) on essential goods under the Hanoi plan of action on strengthening ASEAN economic cooperation and supply chain connectivity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic until November 30, 2024.
Vietnam would face challenges in announcing COVID-19-free state: Ministry Health

Vietnam would face challenges in announcing COVID-19-free state: Ministry

Vietnam is likely to face great challenges if it announces the state is COVID-19-free because the people will be less vigilant to the pandemic in the face of more dangerous variants of SARS-CoV-2, according to Prof. Phan Trong Lan, Director of the Health Ministry's Department of Preventive Medicine.
BA.5 COVID-19 sub-variant may dominate, Vietnam experts say Health

BA.5 COVID-19 sub-variant may dominate, Vietnam experts say

In Vietnam, the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron with mild clinical symptoms is currently the dominant strain. However, there is now a risk that BA.5, a new sub-variant, will dominate the more ancient strains on the COVID-19 landscape in Vietnam.
Children – deciders of Earth’s future Environment

Children – deciders of Earth’s future

The environment education for children, who are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation than other groups, is considered the key for ensuring a better future of the Earth.
Challenges remain in prevention and control of tobacco harms: expert Health

Challenges remain in prevention and control of tobacco harms: expert

A drop has been reported in the number of male adult smokers, but the ratio of e-cigarette smokers among adolescents is rising in Vietnam, according to Associate Professor Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment, and Director of the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund (VNTCF).
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.
Representative hailed for contributions to Vietnam-WHO ties Society

Representative hailed for contributions to Vietnam-WHO ties

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on April 27 hosted a reception for Dr Kidong Park, the outgoing Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam, during which he spoke highly of Park’s contributions to the growth in partnership between Vietnam and WHO.