Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention Health

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in infection prevention and antibiotic resistance and infection surveillance related to medical care in Hanoi on December 12.
Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province Health

Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province

An outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza, also known as bird flu, which is transmittable to humans, has been detected in the central province of Phu Yen, said a local official.
Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines Health

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) has completed the clinical trials of two types of seasonal influenza vaccine, which are expected to receive approval for commercial use in 2019, said Dr Le Van Be, head of the institute.
Spices could be nice export earner Business

Spices could be nice export earner

Vietnam has the potential to boost its exports of star anise and cinnamon, but needs supportive policies from the Government, the Lang Son Star Anise Association has said.
Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades Health

Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

Since Vietnam and the World Health Organisation (WHO) set up their partnership in 1976, the WHO, as the world leading technical consultation body in health care, has helped Vietnam’s greatly improve its health sector.
Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development Politics

Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development

After three effective working days in Hanoi from March 29-31, the sixth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) wrapped up successfully, demonstrating the aspiration and determination of the GMS countries in building a Mekong subregion of peace, prosperity, and sustainable development for people.