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World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

VOV.VN - The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 30 signed a US$6.2 million grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s coronavirus surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for COVID-19 vaccines, test kits, and communications about the pandemic.

Vietnam successfully cultures novel coronavirus

Vietnam successfully cultures novel coronavirus

VOV.VN - A breakthrough in the fight against the spread of the new strain of the coronavirus (nCoV) was made following the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology announcing on February 7 that it had successfully grown the virus and cultured it, allowing researchers to develop better treatments.

Usage of Vietnam-made pharmaceuticals rises nationwide

Usage of Vietnam-made pharmaceuticals rises nationwide

Domestically-made drugs have met nearly half the demand of Vietnamese people in treatment and prevention of diseases, while the country has successfully produced 12 out of 13 types of vaccines used nationwide.

Vietnam develops vaccines for human diseases

Vietnam develops vaccines for human diseases

Vietnam is striving towards producing its own vaccines that can rival foreign ones both in terms of quality and costs by 2020, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

HCM City develops knowledge economy

HCM City develops knowledge economy

The development of a knowledge-based economy is expected to help Ho Chi Minh City realise its ambition of becoming a major centre of economics, finance-trade and science-technology in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam adds three new vaccines

Vietnam adds three new vaccines

Vaccines against pneumonia, diarrhoea and the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer will be added to the national immunisation programme, with support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.

New vaccines added to national inoculation campaigns

New vaccines added to national inoculation campaigns

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has included a number of new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation as part of efforts to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported on May 6.

Top ten medical events in 2015 announced

Top ten medical events in 2015 announced

The Ministry of Health on January 5 released the most notable medical events in 2015 which have contributed to giving a facelift to the sector.

Domestically produced vaccines keep children safe

Domestically produced vaccines keep children safe

Duong Thi Hong, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the success of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation since its launch in 1985.

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.

Technology application in medicine prioritised

Technology application in medicine prioritised

The Ministry of Science and Technology will continue prioritising the national-level key science and technology programme coded KC10/11-15 on the application and development of advanced technology serving health care activities, pledged Minister Nguyen Quan.

Local vaccines can be exported: WHO

Local vaccines can be exported: WHO

Vaccines produced in Vietnam were eligible for export, according to Lahouari Belghabi, a representative from the World Health Organisation.