HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources Health

HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health should continue to thoroughly check transmission sources and risks in the community, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said at a meeting with the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
NGOs to work together in rehabilitation of disabled Society

NGOs to work together in rehabilitation of disabled

The Ministry of Health’s Agency of Health Examination and Treatment (AHET) and eight domestic and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have signed a memorandum of understanding on rehabilitation activities for the disabled.
Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes Politics

Lawmakers discuss law, ordinance building programmes

The law and ordinance building programme for 2021 and revisions to this year’s law and ordinance building programme were debated on the morning of May 22 as part of the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
HCM City honours individuals for COVID-19 fighting Society

HCM City honours individuals for COVID-19 fighting

Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee has honoured 233 outstanding individuals for their excellence in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and lifestyle, particularly their efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov't issues instructions on implementation of stay-at-home order Society

Gov't issues instructions on implementation of stay-at-home order

The Government Office on late April 3 issued a document detailing the instructions on the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Directive 16 regarding a 14-day nationwide stay-at-home order and social distancing measures starting April 1 to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compulsory health declarations for all in Vietnam Health

Compulsory health declarations for all in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister and head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Vu Duc Dam on March 8 requested compulsory health declarations for all citizens in the country to start on March 10 at the latest.
Deputy PM pledges best conditions for nCoV test kit development Health

Deputy PM pledges best conditions for nCoV test kit development

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases will receive the best conditions to develop and produce test kits for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in coordination with research groups and relevant agencies.