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Vietnam is among the five countries newly selected to receive mRNA vaccine technology transfer from a global biomanufacturing training hub established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in South Africa.

WHO hails vaccine diplomacy policy as Vietnamese success story

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has singled out Vietnam for its effective and rapid vaccine diplomacy strategy, describing it as a success story and desiring to share it with other regional countries.

WHO pledges to support Vietnam to live safely with COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will continue to work with the Government of Vietnam to plan for and transition towards endemic COVID-19.

WHO hails Vietnam’s willingness to share technologies in COVID-19 fight

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highly valued Vietnam’s innovation spirit and willingness to share COVID-19 prevention and control technologies.

WHO backs Vietnam's proposal to become regional hub for vaccine manufacturing

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghegreyesus said WHO backs Vietnam’s proposal of turning itself into a regional hub of vaccine manufacturing.

WHO: Vietnamese Government making tremendous efforts to fight pandemic

Dr Kidong Park, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam, has highlighted the Vietnamese Government’s measures and efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO presents medical supplies to support Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

The World Health Organization (WHO) has handed over medical supplies and consumables to the Ministry of Health as part of its continuing support to the Vietnamese Government for COVID-19 response.

Vietnam ask WHO to prioritize vaccine allocation

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the World Health Organization (WHO) give Vietnam priority in accessing vaccine in its next allocation round.

First Vietnamese in WHO promotes regional healthcare

Dr. Tran Thi Giang Huong is the first Vietnamese person to take on a high role in the world's largest medical organisation - the World Health Organisation.

WHO: When it is your turn to get vaccinated, take the vaccine available to you

Dr Kidong Park, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam, has made recommendations for Vietnam on COVID-19 prevention and control in the fourth wave of outbreaks, 

WHO committed to assisting Vietnam in COVID-19 response

World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative in Vietnam Dr. Kidong Park has reaffirmed that WHO stands ready to accompany the Government of Vietnam in COVID-19 response 

WHO to visit Vietnam to test homegrown Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine developer said it will conduct clinical trials on one million people in the north and the south in July.


Vietnam calls on WHO to accelerate transfer of COVID-19 vaccine supply and production technology

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has proposed the World Health Organization (WHO) accelerate the transfer of vaccine production technology to Vietnam to help the country become a regional vaccine production centre.

WHO closely monitors ongoing pandemic outbreak in Vietnam: Kidong Park

Dr Kidong Park, WHO Representative in Vietnam, has granted an exclusive interview to the Vietnam News Agency on the Vietnamese government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and WHO’s support for Vietnam in the effort.

Vietnamese spending on healthcare twice WHO’s recommendation

Vietnamese people are paying up to 43% of total medical expenses, two times higher than recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to Dr. Le Van Kham, Director of the Department of Health Insurance, Ministry of Health.

Vaccine nationalism

Vaccine nationalism has become alarming, as politicians have criticized the previous US President Donald Trump for his "America First" doctrine.

Vietnam warned to stay vigilant with influenza A (H5N8)

FAO and WHO in Vietnam have issued a press release urging the Vietnamese Government and the public to keep vigilance on the H5N8 human infection 

Vietnam's third wave of Covid-19: when will it end?

VietNamNet would like to introduce an article by Prof. Nguyen Thien Nhan, Head of the HCM City National Assembly delegation.

WHO Representative praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Vietnam Kidong Park praised Vietnam’s achievements in COVID-19 prevention and control in an interview on January 22.

Vietnam among countries with highest cancer fatality rates globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named the nation among the countries with the highest rate of cancer fatalities and new cancer cases worldwide.