The move came following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's order , requiring the poor, families under preferential treatment and some prioritized groups approved by the government to be inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine quickly. The first batch of 30 million vaccines Vietnam ordered from AstraZeneca arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on a flight from Seoul last Wednesday. After working with South Korea to evaluate the quality of the batch, the health ministry said the vaccine is eligible for inoculation, Long told a Friday meeting. On Saturday, the ministry will host a conference on the implementation of large-scale vaccination, nationwide training on receiving, using and preserving vaccines, as well as handling post-vaccination complications. Two days later, those directly treating Covid-19 patients at 18 medical facilities and prioritized categories of people in 13 pandemic-hit localities, with Covid-19 epicenter Hai Duong given the highest priority, will be among the first to … [Read more...] about Vietnam to start Covid-19 inoculation next Monday: health minister
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The agreement will witness USAID provide technical assistance to the Vietnam Social Security in order to help them carry out their sustainable health system development project, with the ultimate aim to accelerate the implementation of the health insurance policy over the coming four years. The project will therefore support the country’s transition to full financial autonomy for the HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) Program. USAID will provide support for Vietnam Social Security across three main areas, including implementing health insurance policies, planning in terms of financial management, along with controlling and ensuring the rationality of costs for health services through statistical analysis of insurance and funding sources. This assistance will take place along with building tools to track and monitor health insurance claims whilst renovating payment methods. The agency will also exchange information, share their experience, and support Vietnam Social Security in applying … [Read more...] about Vietnam Social Security, USAID strive for sustainable health system
The 5-star ALMA Resort developed by Paradise Bay Resort Co. Ltd. has been officially voted as one of the top 10 best resort projects in Vietnam in 2020 by Vietnam Real Estate online magazine, or reatimes.vn. The year 2020 ended on a positive note for Vietnam with the national GDP rising 2.91 percent, but the COVID-19 pandemic remained complicated, with the world economy being mired in difficulties. The Vietnamese tourism industry is still making constant efforts to resist the destructive power of the pandemic. 2020 was a bleak year for all branches of tourism, but it also showed the adaptability and flexibility of the entire industry. During this difficult time, the construction of ALMA Resort was completed and it was officially put into operation in December 2019. While ensuring measures against the pandemic, ALMA Resort welcomed thousands of families in 2020, with a peak room occupancy rate of up to 80 percent. For such a new resort to have such a desirable number of … [Read more...] about ALMA Resort voted in Vietnam’s top 10 best resorts in 2020
Vietnam is expected to secure 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 and has already announced a list of target groups eligible to receive the first available shots. The Southeast Asian country received its first COVID-19 vaccine shipment on February 24 – a batch of 117,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca, a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company, and the University of Oxford. The Ministry of Health said last week that the country aims to obtain 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by the end of the year, including 30 million through the COVAX scheme co-led by WHO, 30 million through AstraZeneca, and the rest through negotiations with U.S. producers. Talks were also taking place to secure Russia’s Sputnik V jab, the ministry added. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested the Ministry of Health to begin COVID-19 vaccination for prioritized groups by the end of this week. As soon as the proper logistics are in place, vaccinations will … [Read more...] about What COVID-19 vaccine is available in Vietnam and who can get it?
Complied by the Vietnam Records Organization (Vietkings) and Vietnam Top Center (VietTop), the list includes dishes and food gifts from each of Vietnam’s 63 provinces and municipalities. In order to qualify for the list, dishes must be a reflection of Vietnamese culture, made from natural ingredients, healthy and widely available. Specialties selected must meet key criteria such as reflecting Vietnamese characteristics. The project to compile the list began in 2012. During the past decade, Vietkings has evaluated over 500 dishes and specialties from across the nation before settling on a finalized ranking. The noodle dishes which made the list include ‘bun nuoc leo’ from Soc Trang, ‘banh canh Ben Co’ from Tra Vinh, ‘pho kho Gia Lai’ from Gia Lai, ‘bun cha ca Quy Nhon’ from Binh Dinh, ‘bun bo Hue’ from Hue, and ‘banh da cua’ from Hai Phong. In the ‘cakes’ category are ‘banh khot’ from Ba Ria - Vung Tau, ‘banh tam bi’ from Bac Lieu, and ‘banh gia Go Cong’ from Tien Giang. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s top 100 dishes, food gifts announced