SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-lineage BA.5 enters Vietnam Health

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-lineage BA.5 enters Vietnam

The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-lineage BA.5 has entered Vietnam and may overwhelm the old sub-lineage BA.2 which is dominant in the country, according to Prof. Dr. Phan Trong Lan, Director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Hai Phong city lifts lockdown of two last locations Society

Hai Phong city lifts lockdown of two last locations

The northern port city of Hai Phong has removed the 14-day lockdown for the last two locations, namely hamlet 4 of Loi Dong village, Thuy Nguyen district and Block 112 of Du Hang worker's residential area, Du Hang ward, Le Chan district from midnight on March 9.
Ministry vows to provide safest COVID-19 vaccine: Expert Health

Ministry vows to provide safest COVID-19 vaccine: Expert

The Preventive Medicine Department at the Ministry of Health (MoH) is cooperating with other ministry agencies to license COVID-19 vaccines and build plans for distribution, together with monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the vaccine, a health expert has said.
Fight against COVID-19 yet to end: Health Minister Health

Fight against COVID-19 yet to end: Health Minister

As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to end, provinces and cities across the country need to stand ready for the peak time of COVID-19 prevention and control, viewing it as a key and long-term task.
Vietnam shares financial mechanisms to control COVID-19 Health

Vietnam shares financial mechanisms to control COVID-19

Vietnamese Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has shared Vietnam’s experience and financial mechanisms to cope with COVID-19 pandemic effectively with Ministers of Finance and Health of Asia-Pacific countries during a recent symposium.
Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response Health

Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response

The Joint Ministers of Finance and Health Symposium on Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific, with the theme “COVID-19 and Beyond”, was held online by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Hanoi on September 17, with the participation of various countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements Health

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.
Health ministry urges hospitals to prevent coronavirus Health

Health ministry urges hospitals to prevent coronavirus

The Ministry of Health has sent an urgent dispatch to hospitals and health departments in cities and provinces to step up the early detection and good preparation for the prevention of and combat against pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus.