WHO approves two new Covid-19 treatments

WHO approves two new Covid-19 treatments

The World Health Organization approved two new Covid-19 treatments on Friday, growing the arsenal of tools along with vaccines to stave off severe illness and death from the virus.
WHO pledges to support Vietnam to live safely with COVID-19

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 and learning to ‘live safely with the virus’ over the long term, even when there are new surges in the future, Dr. Kidong Park, WHO Representative in Vietnam has affirmed.
Pursuing sustainable healthcare in age of technological revolution

Pursuing sustainable healthcare in age of technological revolution

Vietnam is embarking on the mission of innovating the healthcare sector, including digitalisation to improve service quality and people’s access to healthcare, but many challenges are in the path.
Safe and sound vaccines at top of WHO priority list

Safe and sound vaccines at top of WHO priority list

People and businesses in Vietnam are pinning high hopes on the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign backed by the country’s good preparation.
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.
WHO declares an end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

WHO declares an end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

The World Health Organization on Saturday officially announced the end of Guinea's second Ebola outbreak which was declared in February and claimed 12 lives.
Third COVAX vaccine batch to arrive at Vietnam in July

Third COVAX vaccine batch to arrive at Vietnam in July

The third COVAX batch is being considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is expected to arrive in Vietnam next month.
Vaccines stop variants but overseas travel still not safe: WHO

Vaccines stop variants but overseas travel still not safe: WHO

Progress against the coronavirus pandemic remains "fragile" and international travel should be avoided, a World Health Organization director warned Thursday, while stressing that authorised vaccines work against variants of concern.
WHO issues $7 mn emergency appeal for Gaza, West Bank

WHO issues $7 mn emergency appeal for Gaza, West Bank

The UN World Health Organization issued an urgent appeal Thursday for $7 million to pay for a "comprehensive emergency response" in the Palestinian territories amid the conflict with Israel.
Virus deaths top 4,000 in India as WHO green-lights Chinese vaccine

Virus deaths top 4,000 in India as WHO green-lights Chinese vaccine

New Covid-19 deaths surged past 4,000 for the first time in India on Saturday as it struggled with one of the world's worst outbreaks, but the global immunisation effort was boosted with WHO approval for Chinese firm Sinopharm's vaccine.
Indian Covid variant found in at least 17 countries: WHO

Indian Covid variant found in at least 17 countries: WHO

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that a variant of Covid-19 feared to be contributing to a surge in coronavirus cases in India has been found in over a dozen countries.
Vigilance necessary in pandemic fight

Vigilance necessary in pandemic fight

Vietnam’s healthcare sector has entered a new history of development with the occurrence of COVID-19. Dr. Kidong Park, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Vietnam, writes about how global partnerships can sustain the efforts and the role of corporate social responsibility in sustainable development of the healthcare sector.
AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

A link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jabs and blood clots is plausible but unconfirmed, the World Health Organization's vaccine experts said Wednesday, stressing that reported occurrences were "very rare".
First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam

First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam 1

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility has arrived in Vietnam, bolstering the country’s vaccine supply.
WHO and China: a healthy relationship?

WHO and China: a healthy relationship?

The World Health Organization's relationship with China has been under the spotlight since day one of the pandemic -- and faces even more intense scrutiny after the Covid-19 origins report became public on Monday.
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