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Hoang Dinh Canh, deputy head of Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) speaks to the press on the ministry’s plan to expand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) service to all provinces and cities nationwide.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has ordered strict monitoring of Vietnamese citizens returning from China in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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The process of coping with the Covid-2019 epidemic kicked off at an emergency session chaired by Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac on January 30, the first working day after Tet holiday.
No cases of acute pneumonia, caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV), have been reported in Vietnam by January 19, according to the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health (MoH).
The new regulation on raising the foreign ownership ratio ceiling has made Vietnam’s pharmaceutical companies more attractive to foreign investors, especially those from the EU and Japan.
The amended Pharmacy Law which took effect in 2017, stipulating that domestic pharmacy firms receive preferences in bids for medicine provided to state-owned hospitals, has prompted foreign investors to increase investment in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Health has asked authorities nationwide to delay an increase in the prices of a number of healthcare services that was scheduled for May to ease the financial strain on families following recent hikes in electricity and petrol prices.
Foreign investors are eyeing Vietnam’s healthcare sector, but they find it difficult to invest in the field.