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Vietnam issues new COVID-19 vaccine guidance

Facing an unpredictable global COVID-19 situation with new sub-variants continuing to emerge, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has issued updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations to bolster immunity, especially for high-risk groups.The World Health Organisation in Vietnam recommended in November 2023 updating priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination ...

MoH proposes amendments to COVID-19 regulations

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to amend the regulations related to COVID-19 as the number of new cases has consistently remained low in recent weeks.In the draft proposal submitted to the government, the ministry suggested shortening the average incubation period to four days ...

Downgrading COVID-19 to Group-B infectious disease to change healthcare system

On Saturday (3/6), the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control approved the downgrade in the classification of COVID-19. Downgrading COVID-19 from a Group-A infectious disease (very dangerous infectious disease) to Group B (dangerous infectious disease) will usher in a number of changes to ...

Vietnam to consider downgrading COVID-19 to flu-like status

Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan has said that Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh would chair a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control this weekend to deliberate the downgrading of COVID-19 from its current placement in Class A infectious diseases ...

New COVID-19 cases rising again, particularly Omicron variant: health official

The number of new COVID-19 cases is on the rise again, with those infected with Omicron variant making up the majority, and mainly concentrating in the northern region – where the season is changing, Prof. Phan Trong Lan, Director of the Health Ministry’s Department of ...

Vietnam must prepare for new wave of investments

Many provinces and cities across Vietnam have announced quite optimistic results in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the last months of the year. Vietnam was well able to control the Covid-19 pandemic, has maintained political stability, has an advantage of huge human resources, ...

Blue or white, no respite: labor shortage dogs firms

Companies in Vietnam continue to face difficulties in recruiting both white and blue-collar workers to fuel their post-Covid recovery operations.Current labor supply is unable to meet the post-Covid recovery demands of companies, the Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs has said. There was ...

Improved gender equality vital to recovery of garment, footwear industries

Further empowering women will help improve Việt Nam’s garment and footwear sectors after the COVID-19 crisis, evidence from the ILO’s flagship programme has shown.Better Work Việt Nam is a unique partnership between the ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World ...

Vietnam to lift pre-entry COVID-19 test requirements for entrants on May 15

Vietnam will remove the pre-entry COVID-19 test requirements for all foreign arrivals starting Sunday, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has directed. The direction, effective at 0:00 on May 15, comes as the numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths drop both in Vietnam and around the ...

People worry more about healthcare during the pandemic: report

Indicative of a year when Việt Nam was hit hardest by the pandemic, the 2021 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report detected a spike in concern regarding health.PAPI 2021 held a record number of one-on-one interviews with 15,833 respondents from across 63 ...

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