Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen speaks at a working session with Binh Tan District . (Photo: SGGP)

Vaccine is top factor for reopening plan: HCMC Party Chief

HCMC is planning programs for prevention and control of Covid-19 and economic recovery, consisting of 11 strategies. In which, healthcare is the main strategy, followed by social security, said Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen at a working session with Binh Tan District to review the district’s implementation of the social distancing order from September 16-22.
Vaccine, medicine, people’s awareness are key factors to combat Covid-19

Vaccine, medicine, people’s awareness are key factors to combat Covid-19

On September 8, Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC Nguyen Van Nen led a taskforce to attend a working session with the city’s Covid-19 Intensive Care Hospital that was established from transforming a part of the Unit 2 of the HCMC Oncology Hospital in Thu Duc City.

Factory workers considered for early vaccination

Factory workers considered for early vaccination

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor on May 26 sent an official dispatch to the Prime Minister asking for factory workers to be vaccinated early to maintain production in various sectors.
The second branch of HCMC Oncology Hospital is modernly built to serve patients. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnamese healthcare achieves impressive results in 2020

2020 was an eventful year to the Vietnamese medical staff. The national healthcare system was able to obtain fruitful achievements despite the unexpected unwanted spread of Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, Vietnam became famous internationally thanks to its unbelievable success in the combat against Covid-19.

A medial worker prepares to inject Nanocovax, the first made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine, into a volunteer as part of human trials on December 17, 2020 (Photo: VNA)

Human trials of 2nd local COVID-19 vaccine expected in January

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC), based in central Khanh Hoa province, has proposed the Ministry of Health allow human trials of its COVID-19 vaccine to begin in January, two months ahead of schedule.
Gold drops sharply

Gold drops sharply

Along with the losing trend of the global gold prices, the price of gold in Vietnam fell by VND650,000 per tael compared to the late afternoon of the previous day to nearly VND55 million per tael for buying on November 24.