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Vietnam among seven countries selected to research M72 vaccine against TB

03/22/2024 18:46 - Vietnam is one of seven countries selected by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to conduct research on the M72 tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, given the fact that they have a high tuberculosis burden, according to Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Binh Hoa, Deputy Director of the Central Lung Hospital and deputy head of the Executive Board of the National TB Programme.


Deputy PM orders sufficient supply of vaccines for children by all means

06/10/2023 18:53 - By all means, enough vaccines must be provided to children as soon as possible, asked Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha at a working session with leaders of some ministries, sectors and localities on the purchase of vaccines for children.


Vietnam targets ample vaccine supply for domestic use till 2030

11/06/2022 11:38 - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently signed a decision approving a programme to ensure vaccine supplies for vaccination till 2030.


PM calls for resource sharing in vaccine research and production

10/25/2022 16:15 - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh called for solidarity and the sharing of resources to study and produce vaccines and build an advanced bio-medical industry while delivering a pre-recorded speech at the World Bio Summit on October 25.


Vietnam becomes 1st country to authorise commercial circulation of African swine fever vaccine

06/03/2022 15:59 - Vietnam has become the first country in the world to successfully research and produce a vaccine against African swine fever (ASF), and licence its commercial circulation.


Over 374,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered to children from 5 to under 12 years old

04/24/2022 19:23 - As of April 23 afternoon, 374,255 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered to children from 5 to under 12 years old in 41 out of the 63 provinces and cities nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).


PM askes for efforts to complete COVID-19 vaccination for children

04/20/2022 15:48 - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked for stronger efforts to import COVID-19 vaccines to complete the target of giving second shots to children aged from 12-18 years old within April.


AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be used for booster doses

03/27/2022 17:39 - The Ministry of Health (MoH) has allowed the use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for booster doses to be injected into people who received basic doses of mRNA technology vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna).


“Vaccine diplomacy”: Success story in the time of COVID-19

02/03/2022 19:55 - A ceremony attracting much attention was held at Noi Bai Airport on September 25, 2021, to receive vaccines, medical equipment and supplies for COVID-19 prevention and control.


Health ministry plans for vaccinating children aged 5-11

01/05/2022 16:33 - With over 90 percent of the adult population having received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines and the ongoing campaign for children aged 12-17 years, the Ministry of Health is planning to buy shots for children aged 5-11.


Vietnam secures over 195 million doses of vaccines against COVID-19

01/05/2022 14:31 - Vietnam secured a total of 195.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from March 2021 to January 2, 2022, according to the Ministry of Health.


Vietnam to cut quarantine period to 3 days for fully vaccinated foreign arrivals

12/16/2021 12:51 - International arrivals to Vietnam by air will be subject to three-day quarantine at home if they have been fully vaccinated and test negative for coronavirus using the RT-PCR method.


Nearly 970,000 doses Pfizer vaccine donated by France arrive in Vietnam

11/30/2021 13:24 - An additional 969,930 doses of Pfizer vaccine donated by France through the COVAX mechanism have arrived in Vietnam on November 29.


Foreign Minister: comprehensive vaccine plan for 2022 needed

10/13/2021 17:48 - Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has asked the Government’s Working Group on vaccine diplomacy to build a comprehensive vaccine plan for 2022 based on domestic demand.


Croatia, Hungary help Vietnam battle COVID-19

10/13/2021 12:11 - Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Thi Bich Thao received the token of 60,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine presented by the Croatian Government at a ceremony held in Budapest, Hungary on October 12.


Vietnam receives ultra-low temperature freezers from US

10/13/2021 11:13 - The Health Ministry’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology held a ceremony in Hanoi on October 12 to receive 77 ultra-low temperature freezers donated by the US.


Vietnams strives to secure vaccines for whole population

10/05/2021 14:34 - With the goal of putting people's health and lives above and first, the Vietnamese Government has been drastically carrying out the vaccine strategy, in which vaccine diplomacy is considered as a spearhead.


Home-grown COVID-19 vaccine Nano Covax approved by National Ethics Committee

08/27/2021 13:11 - The National Ethics Committee in Biomedical Research under the Ministry of Health (MoH) has approved the results of the phase 3a mid-term clinical trial of Nano Covax, a home-grown COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vietnam receives an additional 1.4 million AstraZeneca vaccines

08/27/2021 11:45 - Two shipments of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines containing 1,442,300 doses in total arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26.

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PM: home-grown vaccines must ensure safety, efficiency

07/24/2021 07:40 - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has directed speeding up the production of home-grown vaccines, saying they must ensure safety and efficiency.

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