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Vietnam to shortern quarantine period for fully-vaccinated people

Vietnam is mulling to reduce the quarantine period for vaccinated foreign experts and Vietnamese people stranded overseas to seven days.

Enterprises in southern industrial zones take fight to COVID-19 pandemic

Factories in IZs in the south are gearing up efforts to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from affecting the region as much as the north and central regions.

27 years of contribution to Vietnam’s healthcare

AstraZeneca has become a household name around the world for its COVID-19 vaccine – however, the company’s presence in Vietnam dates back to 1994 with many significant contributions to the healthcare sector. Nitin Kapoor, chairman and general director of AstraZeneca Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about its holistic journey to help Vietnam reduce disease burdens and overcome COVID-19.

Healthcare focus for Brit investors through UVFTA

The official entry of the bilateral UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in May will open up more opportunities for innovative British healthcare investors to further penetrate the Vietnamese market.

Robust growth trends projected for investment in healthcare

Vietnam’s healthcare and pharmacy chains are increasingly getting new funds to expand their operations in local market, thereby securing access and availability of medical supplies and drugs for locals. However, concerns over adequate human resources in the sector dampen the bright prospects and could cause supply issues.

Startups driving health innovations

The pandemic has sped up digital transformation in healthcare, prompting numerous innovative startups to step up their game to fill the gaps in the market.

Continuing advances the key for healthcare

The healthcare sector is proving attractive despite COVID-19 as multinationals expand their footprint. Torben Minko, chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam’s (EuroCham) Medical Devices and Diagnostics Sector Committee, talked to VIR’s Minh Anh about the 2020 overview and the trends ahead. 

Phytopharma’s 2020 profit falls 3.35 per cent  ​​​​​​​

National Phytopharma JSC reported a consolidated after-tax profit of $2.76 million in 2020 amid the serious development of COVID-19, down 3.35 per cent on-year.

Japan’s health names latch onto Vietnam

More Japanese pharma and healthcare companies are heading to Vietnam as drug demands in the local lucrative market are on the rise.

Private investment pushed for healthcare

Vietnam’s healthcare sector will take on a number of new policies to attract more private investment in 2021 to fulfil set targets, expecting to further enlarge market entry for potential players.

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