The programme is part of the global healthcare company’s commitment to further its global sustainability priority of innovating for access and affordability in health. Abbott’s announcement of the India project took place on Nov 23, just two weeks after the US healthcare company had risen for the first time in Vietnam to lead the list of Top 100 “Vietnam - Best Place to Work 2022”, an award to honour its diverse and innovative working environment. The latest commitment to the India project, its award in Vietnam, where Abbott has been operating for nearly three decades, along with the company’s technology breakthroughs and products, are all dedicated to cracking healthcare challenges, thereby serving people in more than 160 countries to lead healthier, better lives. “Physical and mental health is the foundation for peaceful, sustainable societies,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Health Summit in October, adding that all people need inclusive, impartial and … [Read more...] about Abbott leads healthcare transformation for sustainability
A HIV prevention intervention model for factory workers initiated by LIFE, is being piloted in HCM City and Dong Nai province. (Photo courtesy of LIFE) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - More than 15,000 factory workers at high risk of HIV infection have access to HIV prevention and treatment services through an HIV prevention intervention model called SAFE-ZONE, according to the Vietnam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC). Speaking at a recent workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Thi Minh Tam, head of VAAC’s Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, said the model is being piloted at four factories in Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai province and has seen positive results. It has provided HIV testing and counseling services for 350 workers, connected more than 60 cases with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs, and transferred 11 cases to ARV to receive anti-retroviral ( ARV ) treatment at health facilities. “The results showed the effectiveness of this model. … [Read more...] about HIV prevention model for factory workers sees positive results
Dr. Dilshaad Ali Bin Abas Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Hoan My Medical Group, delivered the opening speech at the Hoan My Scientific Conference Speaking at the event’s opening, Dr. Dilshaad Ali Bin Abas Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Hoan My Medical Group, shared that after three years of the Covid-19 pandemic spreading around the world, the health industry has faced with many difficulties and challenges. That forces us to find new ways to adapt and keep up to date with medical advances in care and treatment, helping to improve the quality. Organized in collaboration with Ireland Enterprise, this year's conference attracted more than 400 health professionals, scientists, representatives of regulatory agencies under the Ministry of Health, administrators, and foreigners who attended with 20 thematic reports and 60 scientific researches. Accordingly, on December 8, the conference will have pre-workshops with new trends in infection control, electronic … [Read more...] about Hoan My Annual Scientific Conference 2022
Planes are seen at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. (File Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Airlines' flight VN 502 departed from Ho Chi Minh City for China's Guangzhou at 9:55 am on December 9, marking the carrier's first regular commercial flight between Vietnam and China after a nearly three-year disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As China has been loosening COVID-19 prevention and control measures, Vietnam Airlines officially reopened several routes between Vietnam and China to meet the travel demand of passengers. regular flight s to China, Vietnam Airlines has restored services to most international destinations, bringing the number of flights operating across its international network to more than 600 flights per week, equal to 70% of the total number before the pandemic. For immigration procedures, Vietnam Airlines recommends that passengers consult the regulations officially announced by the Chinese Embassy to ensure the … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines reopens regular flights to China from December 9
PM Pham Minh Chinh visits an ancient museum in Luxembourg city (Photo: VNA) Welcoming PM Chinh’s official visit, the first high-level trip after a decade between the two nations, PM Bettel expressed his belief that it will bring bilateral ties to a new development period as the two countries are preparing for the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties next year. The two leaders expressed their delight at the positive development of bilateral ties, especially in investment when Luxembourg was the third biggest European investor in Vietnam with a total investment capital of US$2.6 billion . Highlighting a need for the effective implementation of existing cooperation framework and consideration to set up a new cooperation mechanism that matches each country’s development demand, they vowed to establish a strategic partnership framework for green finance to make the best use of the European country’s strength in investment capital, especially green finance, thus helping … [Read more...] about PM: Vietnam appreciates cooperation with Luxembourg
Drinking tea has become a cultural practice in people’s lives, with a variety of products being consumed such as packaged tea, fruit tea, and milk tea. System expansion Vietnam's tea market is valued at US$3.1 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach approximate $3.7 billion by 2025, according to Statista statistics. A separate report on the milk tea market by Momentum Works and qlub showed that Vietnam is the third largest milk tea consuming market in Southeast Asia, with a scale of $362 million. Milk tea is inherently an easy product to copy while Vietnam is a price-sensitive market. However, a research by Momentum Works emphasized that price is not the only factor influencing customers' decision to buy a drink. Instead, that choice depends on the types of products offered in stores and the brand coverage. Established in 1968, Phuc Long is a tea and coffee brand that is popular with young people and distinguished by drinks that combine bold and typical flavors with a … [Read more...] about What makes Phuc Long a phenomenon in Vietnam?