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Vaccine diplomacy – key to achieve herd immunity ahead of schedule

Once left behind in vaccine coverage, Vietnam managed to become the 53rd country in the world achieving the goal of covering basic doses of COVID-19 vaccine for 70 percent of its population after just a few months.As of December 21, Vietnam has basically achieved herd ...

Agriculture holds significant contributions to 2021 economic growth: PM

Agriculture, farmers, and rural areas have made important contributions in various aspects to stabilising macroeconomics, ensuring major balances, sustaining growth, and boosting economic recovery in 2021 when the economy faces serious COVID-19-induced impacts, stated Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at a conference held in Hanoi ...

COVID-19 increases existing inequalities: experts

While inequalities have long been present in almost every society, the pandemic has significantly exposed and increased the gaps, especially between those who can afford remote work and those who cannot.The observation was presented by Dr Nguyễn Thắng, Standing Vice-Chairman of the Socio-Economic Advisory Council ...

Data defined as new resource for economic and social development

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung said that the Covid-19 pandemic showed valuable lessons about the importance of open data and data sharing in planning the epidemic prevention strategy of each country. Vietnam recognized early on the importance of data and open ...

Trong Dat

Better social assistance system needed to prepare vulnerable people for crisis: World Bank

Despite progress in tackling multiple challenges for different vulnerable groups, Việt Nam’s social assistance system faces challenges that have affected the country’s ability to support vulnerable groups affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent report by the World Bank.The report “The Distributional Impact ...

Covid infection surge without deaths can facilitate herd immunity: expert

High Covid-19 infection rates with low numbers of severe cases and deaths can push HCMC towards herd immunity. However, the new normal can’t return to the old normal.After spending four months under social distancing measures, Ho Chi Minh City began reopening in October, allowing numerous ...

Le Phuong, Cam Van

Seminar seeks to improve firms’ role in climate change response

A seminar on promoting the involvement of pioneering enterprises in natural disaster prevention and control, and response to climate change and epidemics was held in Hanoi on October 15.Agriculture suffers the most consequences of natural disasters while newly-established firms are also the most vulnerable to ...

First Sputnik V vaccine batch successfully produced in Vietnam

The Health Ministry’s Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (Vabiotech) announced on September 24 that it has successfully produced the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine in Vietnam.The batch coded SV-030721M  was tested on August 26 by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology ...

Vietnam advised to carefully operate vaccine passport programme

Vietnam is advised to carefully operate the vaccine passport programme, which is designed to ensure people’s lives and maintain economic growth.Van Don International Airport was the first airport in the country to pilot the vaccine passport programme since September 4 when 297 Vietnamese citizens with vaccine passports returned from Japan.The ...

Students should be vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to school: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered authorities to seek proper vaccine sources and make students a priority group for vaccinations so they can return to school.Vietnam has to date received about 28 million doses of vaccines from various sources. The country has administered about ...

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