Ten imported cases of COVID-19 reported on November 26 Health

Ten imported cases of COVID-19 reported on November 26

Ten new cases of COVID-19 were detected among those who returned from other countries and are being quarantined in Ho Chi Minh City, on November 26, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Health Minister requests faster testing of COVID-19 Health

Health Minister requests faster testing of COVID-19

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long on November 24 urged testing for COVID-19 to be accelerated, warning about very high risks of coronavirus transmissions from other countries as the pandemic situation remains tense around the world.
Public health portal officially launched Health

Public health portal officially launched

The Vietnam Public Health Portal was officially launched by the Ministry of Health on November 20, aimed at facilitating liaising with services provided by the health sector.
COVID-19: Without wearing masks, hefty fines given Videos

COVID-19: Without wearing masks, hefty fines given

Those who go out to public venues in Hanoi capital and Ho Chi Minh City without donning a face mask will be fined between VND1-3 million. This is part of a new Government decree drafted by the Ministry of Health that targets those who flout regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.
Five new imported COVID-19 cases reported on November 17 Health

Five new imported COVID-19 cases reported on November 17

Vietnam reported five new COVID-19 infections, all among passengers returning from Russia, from 6am to 6pm on November 17, bringing the tally to 1,288, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025 Society

Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025

Having launched an e-Government system in 2014, the central city of Da Nang has completed 1,632 out of 1,682 online administration procedures, marking a crucial step in becoming a ‘smart city’ and the first in Vietnam to join the ASEAN ‘smart’ city network by 2030.
"Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme to be expanded for three years Health

"Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme to be expanded for three years

Vietnamese patients with respiratory problems, especially lung cancer, will benefit from the second phase of the "Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme in 2021-23 that was signed between the health ministry’s Medical Services Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca on November 16.
HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste Environment

HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste

HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.
Vietnam records nine more imported COVID-19 cases Health

Vietnam records nine more imported COVID-19 cases

Vietnam recorded nine new imported COVID-19 cases on November 15 morning who were quarantined upon their arrival in the country, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection Health

Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection

VIETRAD, an online platform developed over the last year that uses machine learning technology to test, monitor and improve radiologic diagnosis of breast cancer, was launched on November 12. The VIETRAD project was developed thanks to the funding of more than 340,000 AUD by the Australian Government through its Aus4Innovation programme.