Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award Sci-Tech

Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award

Female scientists who have successfully isolated the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully isolate this virus, have received the Kovalevskaia Award 2019.
Enterprises grasp opportunities amid COVID-19 Videos

Enterprises grasp opportunities amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous impacts on Ho Chi Minh City in particular and Vietnam in general. However, many enterprises have grasped this opportunity and shifted their production to making products of high demand, ensuring jobs for workers while contributing to the economic recovery after the pandemic.
Vietnam successfully produces SARS-CoV-2 test kit Health

Vietnam successfully produces SARS-CoV-2 test kit

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology’s Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) announced on March 3 that it has successfully produced a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) test kit, with a test time of 80 minutes since the RNA sample is collected.
Infectious diseases a major cancer factor Health

Infectious diseases a major cancer factor

Vietnam’s national cancer control strategy needed to address the serious problem of infectious agents, which cause more than 20 percent of malignancies in the world, said Prof Nguyen Chan Hung, Chairman of the Vietnam Cancer Society.
Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission Health

Hanoi: US doctor recognised for TB-prevention mission

Dr Payam Nahid, a world expert on pulmonary diseases, was awarded Honorary Citizenship by the Hanoi People’s Committee on March 18, in recognition of his tireless work to develop Vietnam’s National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme.
Sci-Tech

Journey to sequence Vietnamese human genome

The successful sequencing of the genome of a people is highly significant because it is the key to hidden secrets about the history of biological development and characteristics, reported Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.
Society

Runners raise money for cancer research

As many as 15,000 residents in Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding localities participated in the 17th Terry Fox Run on November 24 to raise fund for cancer research in the city.
Society

Outstanding Vietnamese win community awards

The San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee on November 21 conferred awards on nine outstanding Vietnamese citizens for their contributions to the community and humanitarian activities in the country.