MoH to inspect medical supplies purchase, Covid-19 vaccines distribution

MoH to inspect medical supplies purchase, Covid-19 vaccines distribution

The Health Ministry’s inspectorate has just issued the 2022 inspection plan for the fields of socialization, joint venture, cooperation, purchase of medical equipment and supplies, chemicals and medicines at some hospitals under the management of the ministry.
HIV/AIDS still burden of disease in Vietnam

HIV/AIDS still burden of disease in Vietnam

HIV/AIDS is still a burden of disease in Vietnam as it continues to have devastating health effects countrywide, with over 2,000 HIV/AIDS-related deaths a year and more than 12,000 people who newly acquired the HIV virus annually.
Chairwoman of HCMC People's Council Nguyen Thi Le speaks at the 23rd meeting of the HCM City People’s Council for the 2016-2021 tenure which ends on December 9. (Photo: SGGP)

HCM City People’s Council approves resolutions

The 23rd meeting of the HCM City People’s Council for the 2016-2021 tenure on December 9 discussed and adopted resolutions and schemes relating to orientations for the city’s development during the 2021-2025 tenure.
The retirement age increase will have significant effects on all employees in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

New retirement age to affect 12,000 employees in HCMC next year

Government Decree No. 135/2020/ND-CP, effective as of January 1, 2021, states that starting next year, the new retirement age will be 60 years 3 months for men and 55 years 4 months for women. SGGP has conducted an interview with Director of Vietnam Social Security Phan Van Men about the possible effects of this change to workers in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binhspeaks at a meeting to mark the World AIDS Day 2020 (December 1) and review 30 years of HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Vietnam on Tuesday. —Photo Ministry of Health

Vietnam, a bright spot in the fight against HIV and AIDS

Vietnam is seen as a bright spot in HIV/AIDS prevention and control as the epidemic has been well controlled in the country in recent years, experts said at a conference held on Tuesday to mark World AIDS Day 2020 (December 1) and review 30 years of HIV/AIDS efforts in Vietnam.