EU partners with ASEAN nations on counterfeit drug prevention ASEAN

EU partners with ASEAN nations on counterfeit drug prevention

EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans said the EU has launched a new social media campaign entitled “Your Health Is Priceless” which aims to raise awareness of the harms that counterfeit pharmaceutical and healthcare products can cause falsified medicines in Southeast Asia.
Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development World

Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and US Ambassador to Thailand Michael George DeSombre have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.
Indonesia continues trials for COVID-19 treatment ASEAN

Indonesia continues trials for COVID-19 treatment

Indonesian health authorities are trying quinine as a possible treatment of COVID-19 while also acquiring other kinds of medication touted as promising drugs in some other countries, a senior official has said.
US supports Vietnam, ASEAN countries in COVID-19 fight World

US supports Vietnam, ASEAN countries in COVID-19 fight

The US Government has provided about 18.3 million USD in emergency medical and humanitarian assistance for ASEAN member countries, including Vietnam, since the COVID-19 outbreak, said the US Embassy in Vietnam on April 1.
Over 93,500 USD earmarked for HIV/AIDS prevention in Binh Duong Health

Over 93,500 USD earmarked for HIV/AIDS prevention in Binh Duong

Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of southern Binh Duong province Dang Minh Hung has directed the deployment of the action plan for 2020 of the HIV/AIDS prevention and control project funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at a total cost of over 93,500 USD.
Vietnam - bright spot in fighting HIV/AIDS Society

Vietnam - bright spot in fighting HIV/AIDS

Vietnam has made a stride in the fight against HIV/AIDS in recent years, recording a declined number of new newly-diagnosed cases of HIV, those living with and killed by AIDS.
Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system Health

Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system

The Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment and the Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre of Japan on September 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in developing antimicrobial monitoring system in Vietnam.
Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030 Health

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).