WHO, UK certify Vietnam’s COVID-19 test kit

The World Health Organisation (WHO)'s medical product evaluation agency has sent a letter informing the certification of the SARS-CoV-2 testing kit LightPower iVA SARS-CoV-2 1st RT-rPCR,

which was jointly produced by Vietnam Military Medical University and Viet A Company.

WHO, UK certify Vietnam’s COVID-19 test kit hinh anh 1

According to the letter, the WHO's agency recognised the test kit manufactured by Vietnam under the Emergency Use List (EUL) process and issued EUL code 0524-210-00.

 

Earlier, the British Ministry of Health and Social Care also issued a certificate of European standard (CE) and a certificate of free sale (CFS) for the made-in-Vietnam test kit.

The UK Agency for Management of Medicines and Health Care Products (MHRA) has sent a certificate to Viet A company.

MHRA has carried out quality testing, field testing and licensing of the above product, whereby the test kit will be sold freely in all member countries of the European Economic Area ( EEA) to which the UK is a member./.

 
 

Other News

.
Three tourists drown in Quy Nhon beach
Three tourists drown in Quy Nhon beach
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Three tourists have drowned while swimming at a beach in Quy Nhon City.

Lottery company leaders face up to 16 years in prison for property embezzlement
Lottery company leaders face up to 16 years in prison for property embezzlement
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Leading officials of Dong Nai Lottery Company in the southern province of Dong Nai were sentenced up to 16 years in prison for causing losses of nearly VNĐ79 billion (US$3.4 million), the provincial court announced on Monday.

First patient has her own kidney transplanted at Hue Hospital
First patient has her own kidney transplanted at Hue Hospital
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

The General Hospital of Hue successfully performed a kidney transplant for a female patient.

Decree details registration for automated border control gates
Decree details registration for automated border control gates
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Registration for automated border control gates at Vietnamese airports is now available on the public service portals, according to a newly-issued Government’s decree.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 8
Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 8
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Nearly 300 air passengers from Japan confirmed COVID-19 free in Da Nang

Large-scale vaccination campaign to be launched as diphtheria spreads
Large-scale vaccination campaign to be launched as diphtheria spreads
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Vietnam is to launch a large-scale vaccination campaign against diphtheria, starting on July 9, as the contagious disease is evolving in a complex manner in the Central Highlands, with a total of 65 infections, including three deaths.

COVID-19: Recovered British pilot to leave hospital on July 11
COVID-19: Recovered British pilot to leave hospital on July 11
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

The British pilot, the most critical ill coronavirus case in Vietnam, is due to be discharged from hospital on July 11, one day before he takes a repatriation flight to his home country, according to doctors.

Tuition fees to be waived in staggered process: education ministry
Tuition fees to be waived in staggered process: education ministry
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

Deputy education minister Nguyen Huu Do talks on waiving tuition fees and textbook selection issues in the 2019 Law on Education.

Parents are worried about new general education program
Parents are worried about new general education program
SOCIETYicon  08/07/2020 

The students entering the first grade in the 2020-2021 academic year will be the first generation to follow the new general education program and study with new textbooks.

Australia helps train Vietnamese vocational education specialists
Australia helps train Vietnamese vocational education specialists
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

21 lecturers and specialists involved in quality assurance from vocational education and training schools across Vietnam have benefited from the “Informal Learning Opportunity in Vocational Education and Training Quality Assurance” course

HCM City to establish university of health sciences
HCM City to establish university of health sciences
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

HCM City plans to set up a University of Health Sciences which will be developed from the HCM City National University’s Faculty of Health.

Dak Nong to have expressway to HCM City
Dak Nong to have expressway to HCM City
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

The Ministry of Transport has urged the Ho Chi Minh Road Project Management Board to step up preparations for the construction of an expressway linking Dak Nong Province in the Central Highlands and HCMC.

HCM City’s bus operators ask for suspension of services due to debts
HCM City’s bus operators ask for suspension of services due to debts
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

Ten bus operators in HCMC, which are operating most of the buses in the city, have asked the municipal government for a temporary suspension of services from August 15 due to mounting debts, according to Tuoi Tre newspaper.

Peaceful life on Truong Sa
Peaceful life on Truong Sa
MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon  07/07/2020 

Forty-five years after the reunification in 1975, generations of soldiers and people in Truong Sa island district, Khanh Hoa province, have steadfastly stayed on the islands and continue to work on the sea. 

Hanoi Party official orders major transport projects to speed up
Hanoi Party official orders major transport projects to speed up
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

Vuong Dinh Hue, secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, has ordered contractors of ongoing major transport projects to speed up their progress to celebrate the 1,010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

Social insurance policy - Welfare fulcrum of the people
Social insurance policy - Welfare fulcrum of the people
SOCIETYicon  01/06/2020 

On May 23, the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Vietnam Post (VNPost) jointly organized the launching ceremony to respond to the month-long campaign that calls for people to participate in voluntary social insurance.

Comprehensive reform of social insurance propaganda
Comprehensive reform of social insurance propaganda
SOCIETYicon  14/06/2020 

The goal is to have 100% of officials, party members and employees be informed of the contents of the reformed social insurance policy.

Typhoon preparedness still lacking
Typhoon preparedness still lacking
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

Despite the efforts of authorities, typhoons continue to pose high risks of great human and material loss in Vietnam, experts have said.

US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully online
US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully online
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

Some foreign students may need to move to a university with in-person classes to stay in the US.

India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market
India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market
SOCIETYicon  07/07/2020 

Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN