Military Medical University’s Party unit disciplined Politics

Military Medical University’s Party unit disciplined

The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on April 5 decided to issue a warning as a disciplinary measure against the Standing Board of the Party Committee of the Vietnam Military Medical University in the 2015 - 2020 and 2020 - 2025 tenures for their wrongdoings related to the development of a COVID-19 test kit and the procurement of medical supplies and other test kits.
1.22 trillion VND relating to COVID-19 test kit case seized Society

1.22 trillion VND relating to COVID-19 test kit case seized

The investigation agency under the Ministry of Public Security has seized, blocked and averted real estate transactions and accounts worth 1.22 trillion VND (53.86 million USD) relating to the case of COVID-19 test kit developer Viet A Technologies JSC, an officer said on January 28.
Director of Nam Phong Company arrested for raising test kit prices Society

Director of Nam Phong Company arrested for raising test kit prices

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on January 15 decided to arrest and launch criminal proceedings against Director of Nam Phong Company Pham Vu Phong for “violating bidding regulations, causing serious consequences” and “giving bribe” in accordance with Articles 222 and 364 of the Penal Code 2015.
Vietnam, South Africa step up military medicine ties in pandemic response Health

Vietnam, South Africa step up military medicine ties in pandemic response

Vietnam is willing to share with South Africa its research and production of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 test kit so that the two nations could together overcome the pandemic that are plaguing 213 countries around the globe, said a Vietnamese official at a virtual discussion which gathered leaders and experts of the two nations’ military medical corps.
Singapore develops new COVID-19 test kit World

Singapore develops new COVID-19 test kit

Singaporean scientists have developed an improved COVID-19 test kit that can deliver results more quickly, halving the processing time from about four hours to less than two, according to The Straits Times.
Made-in-VN COVID-19 test kit meets WHO standards Sci-Tech

Made-in-VN COVID-19 test kit meets WHO standards

The WHO said in a statement that it had officially recognized the test kit made by the Vietnam Military Medical University and Viet A Company. More than 20 countries such as Iran, Ukraine, Finland and Malaysia and enterprises have ordered the made in Vietnam COVID-19 test kits.
VYEA raises funding for SARS-CoV-2 test kit production Society

VYEA raises funding for SARS-CoV-2 test kit production

The Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association (VYEA) has raised 5 billion VND (217,000 USD) from individuals and businesses in support of the production of 10,000 sets of SARS-CoV-2 test kit, its Chairman Dang Hong Anh said on March 13.
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.
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.
HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam Health

HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam

People who want to know their HIV status can now test themselves discreetly thanks to the HIV self-testing service that was launched in Vietnam for the first time on August 26.