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Vietnam asks WHO, China for more information on spike in respiratory illnesses

Vietnam's General Department of Preventive Medicine has requested more information from the WHO and the Chinese agency for International Health Regulations (IHR) regarding an increase in respiratory illness cases occurring in China.

Vietnam nominates candidate as WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific

The Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom, has announced five candidates for the position of WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific for the term 2024-2029, with a candidate from Vietnam.

Formula-milk ads in Vietnam contain misleading information: WHO

A report says that many formula-milk marketing strategies in Vietnam may lead to misunderstandings about products.

WHO, UNICEF to ensure 5-in-1 vaccine supply for Vietnam

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have agreed to ensure vaccine supply to support Vietnam’s expanded vaccination programme, Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan has said.

WHO official urges tobacco tax, price hikes

Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam Angela Pratt has called on the country to raise tobacco tax and prices, which are still among the world’s lowest.

WHO helps Vietnam seek rare drugs for botulism treatment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is urgently contacting to find a source of rare drugs to support Vietnam in treating botulinum poisoning cases, according to the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) under the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam seeks WHO’s assistance for supply of botulism antitoxin

Vietnam seeks assistance from the World Health Organization (WHO) as its leading hospital is short of botulism antitoxin.

WHO chief representative: fight against COVID-19 not over yet

Chief Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam Dr Angela Pratt on January 6 warned that the fight against COVID-19 is not over yet as many people are getting infected, hospitalised, and dead in many countries around the world.

Vietnam to receive mRNA vaccine technology transfer from WHO training hub

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.