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Government to give youth encephalitis booster shots

Government to give youth encephalitis booster shots

The national immunisation programme will give supplemental vaccinations against Japanese encephalitis to children between six and 15 years old, who did not receive the vaccine, or are not sure about their vaccination schedule previously, in districts facing high risks of the disease.

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam has seen great achievements in researching and producing vaccines, especially the production of 10 out of the 11 kinds mentioned in the nationwide expanded immunisation programme, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long.

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam has seen great achievements in researching and producing vaccines, especially the production of 10 out of the 11 kinds mentioned in the nationwide expanded immunisation programme, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long.

Made-in-Vietnam cholera vaccine to be shipped abroad

Made-in-Vietnam cholera vaccine to be shipped abroad

As many as 10,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine manufactured by the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No1 (VABIOTECH) under the Ministry of Health (MoH) will be exported to the Philippines, according to the company’s Director Do Tuan Dat.

Health Ministry proposes mobile vaccination teams

Health Ministry proposes mobile vaccination teams

(VOV) - Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said it is necessary to re-establish mobile vaccination units to ensure no children in far-flung areas are left unvaccinated against measles.

Vietnam produces diarrhoea vaccine

Vietnam produces diarrhoea vaccine

Vietnam has become the fourth country in the world and the second in Southeast Asia to produce an anti-diarrhoea vaccine for children.

National immunisation programme reviewed

National immunisation programme reviewed

The immunisation programme which began 25 years ago has helped Vietnam build a vaccination network extending from central to grassroots levels, and inoculating 90 percent of children aged under 12-months.