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Vietnam starts giving Covid-19 vaccine to children

Vietnam starts giving Covid-19 vaccine to children

By PhongLan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Approximately 1,500 students aged 16-17 in Vietnam’s largest epicentre of Ho Chi Minh City were given their first Covid-19 vaccine jabs on a trial basis on October 27. They were the first young people in Vietnam to have received the vaccine against Covid-19. They had to bring the […]

UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme administers 583 million doses of polio vaccine to over 102 million children in Pakistan

UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme administers 583 million doses of polio vaccine to over 102 million children in Pakistan

ABU DHABI: The UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE PAP) said that the UAE Polio Vaccination Campaign has administered 583,240,876 doses of vaccination against polio for more than 102 million Pakistani children The figures cover the campaign from 2014 to September 2021, the UAE PAP said. The campaign, in line with UAE President Shaikh Khalifa bin […]

Vietnam strongly commits to climate change response ahead of COP26

Vietnam strongly commits to climate change response ahead of COP26

By Phong Lan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: As one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, Vietnam is determined to respond to climate change with lots of activities and commitments being made by local authorities and people. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam on October 22 launched a news portal on […]

Kyrgyzstan launches process of national planning for adaptation to climate change

Kyrgyzstan launches process of national planning for adaptation to climate change

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva  BISHKEK: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Technical Control of the Kyrgyz Republic, together with UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic, launched the process of national climate change adaptation planning at a round table in Bishkek. Climate warming will contribute to the increase of such adverse effects as reduced water resources and drought, […]

Covid deaths spike, but Singapore stick to re-opening plans

Covid deaths spike, but Singapore stick to re-opening plans

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN  SINGAPORE: The figures tell a staggering story that smacks of a runaway pandemic. However, the authorities are looking at the bigger picture and taking the explosion of the Delta mutant cases in stride. Since mid-September, new daily caseloads have hovered between 1,000 and 3,000 cases. On […]

Vietnam successfully produces first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccine

Vietnam successfully produces first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccine

By Cu Thi Lan Editor at Dantri/Dtinews Online Newspaper- Vietnam HANOI: A Vietnamese company announced Friday that it has successfully produced the first batch of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Vietnam. According to the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (Vabiotech), a vaccine quality control appraisal report by the Gamaleya National Center […]

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

By Pham Dinh Hiep,  reporter/editor, Ha Noi Moi HANOI: Authorities at all levels from the central to local levels have stepped up the prevention of Covid-19. The Government promptly issues directives and policies; regularly directing the Ministry of Health, localities and functional agencies to carry out the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic. The Prime Minister irregularly […]

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri   HO CHI MINH CITY: Dozens of volunteers are taking care of babies born with Covid-19-infected mothers at a newly-opened centre in the virus hotspot of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The Have Only Positive Expectations (HOPE) Centre opened in late August by the […]

US Vice President opens new CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office in Vietnam

US Vice President opens new CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri   HANOI: US Vice President Kamala D. Harris on August 25 launched the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Southeast Asia Regional Office in Hanoi. The launching ceremony saw the attendance of the US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, US CDC […]

Limited media attention is ruining the Earth

Limited media attention is ruining the Earth

By Neelima Mathur India-based Executive Producer-Researcher-Writer, Mentor & Trainer Director of Lakeside Doc Festival NEW DELHI: It’s amazing how we talk of Climate Change like a new phenomenon. Floods, droughts, cyclones, melting glaciers have been staring in our face for decades. We also tend to equate global warming as climate change. Whereas, in fact, global warming […]

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