World Bank and COVAX to accelerate vaccine access for developing countries

World Bank and COVAX to accelerate vaccine access for developing countries

The World Bank and the COVAX global vaccine distribution programme introduced a new financing mechanism to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine supply.
Vietnam signs COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer contracts with US, Japan, and Russia

Vietnam signs COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer contracts with US, Japan, and Russia

Vietnam has signed three contracts on COVID-19 vaccine production technology transfer with Russia, the US, and Japan to increase vaccine supply.
Ho Chi Minh City provides 5,000 doses of Moderna to Vingroup

Ho Chi Minh City provides 5,000 doses of Moderna to Vingroup

Ho Chi Minh City CDC will grant more than 5,000 doses of Moderna vaccine to Vingroup, while local authorities reaffirmed its importance in pandemic response.
Vingroup in negotiation with Arcturus for COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer

Vingroup in negotiation with Arcturus for COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer

Vingroup is reported to be preparing to receive COVID-19 vaccine technology from US-headquartered Arcturus.
Three million more US-donated Moderna vaccines arrive in Vietnam

Three million more US-donated Moderna vaccines arrive in Vietnam

The US has delivered three million life-saving doses of the Moderna mRNA vaccine through the COVAX Facility to assist Vietnam in its fight against COVID-19.
Cambodia buys 5 million doses of vaccine for children aged 12-17

Cambodia buys 5 million doses of vaccine for children aged 12-17

The Cambodian government has purchased an additional five million doses of Sinovac vaccine to vaccinate children aged 12-17 as the COVID-19 pandemic poses an enormous threat to the group, Khmer Times reported.
Diplomacy switches up a gear for wider vaccine coverage

Diplomacy switches up a gear for wider vaccine coverage

With the COVID-19 pandemic badly affecting many localities and people’s lives as well as domestic production, the government is boosting vaccine diplomacy activities as one of the country’s top strategies now in a bid to secure a sufficient supply of foreign-produced vaccines.
Hanoi ready to vaccinate 5.1 million people

Hanoi ready to vaccinate 5.1 million people

Hanoi is setting up all facilities and human resources to prepare for the vaccination of 5.1 million people.
JICA donates Vietnam 1,600 cold storage boxes to preserve COVID-19 vaccines

JICA donates Vietnam 1,600 cold storage boxes to preserve COVID-19 vaccines

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Vietnam with 1,600 cold boxes to preserve COVID-19 vaccines.
First batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine rolls of Vietnam production line

First batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine rolls of Vietnam production line

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund Russian Direct Investment Fund and local VABIOTECH produced a test batch of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in Vietnam.
Phu Quoc Island greenlit for pilot opening to international tourists

Phu Quoc Island greenlit for pilot opening to international tourists

The MoT has basically agreed with the MCST on the pilot plan to welcome international visitors holding vaccine passports to Phu Quoc.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City will distribute AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Moderna vaccines with more than 1.1 million doses in the fifth round of its vaccination campaign.
Vietnam aims to successfully produce at least one locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in 2021

Vietnam aims to successfully produce at least one locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in 2021

Vietnam is striving to produce at least one locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 to ensure vaccine supply for the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Vietnam approves sixth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Vietnam approves sixth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on July 15 approved with conditions the COVID-19 vaccine Janssen of Johnson & Johnson for emergency use.
Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Major organisations are lauding the efforts of Vietnam to establish a public vaccine fund in the midst of the coronavirus surge.
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