If Việt Nam declares the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, it will meet many difficulties in pandemic prevention and control and be hit by slower economic recovery, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has said.
A HCM City programme to link banks and businesses has seen around VNĐ93 trillion (US$3.97 billion) disbursed so far this year to help revive the economy which was battered for two years by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cities and provinces in the south have recorded a spike in dengue fever incidence and with a high rate of severity, and account for 80 per cent of the cases in the country, according to the HCM City Pasteur Institute.
Phan Lê Thu Hằng, director of the project management board for investment and development of the grassroots healthcare system (under the Ministry of Health) speaks to Vietnam News Agency on the role of this system during COVID-19 outbreaks in the country.
Việt Nam will need to optimise its internal resources to build an ‘independent and self-reliant economy’ while maintaining international economic cooperation to speed up economic recovery post-pandemic, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính said at the fourth Việt Nam Economic Forum yesterday.
As Việt Nam’s growth momentum faces headwinds, with global recovery slowed by the impacts of the pandemic, inflation pressure and a surge in oil prices, National Assembly Deputy Trần Hoàng Ngân talks to Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper about the need to have appropriate measures to put inflation under control before it’s too late.
The General Department of Preventive Medicine has urged continuing surveillance, early detection and swift resolution of new COVID-19 outbreaks, especially unusual ones related to people entering the country.
Việt Nam wants to promote the relationship between San Francisco and Vietnamese localities, including HCM City, in areas that the US city has strengths, such as economics, trade, science and technology, digital transformation, and climate change response.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính attended a policy dialogue about development orientations of Việt Nam in the 21st century with professors of the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 14 (US time) as part of his working trip to the US.