The Department of Preventive Medicine (Ministry of Health) has sent an official dispatch to the National Expanded Immunization Project and the Departments of Health of the provinces and cities about preparing to deploy the Covid-19 vaccination campaign. In particular, the Ministry has assigned a project to develop vaccination guidelines for different types of Covid-19 vaccines and organize training for units.
Now there are some more Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the Ministry of Health.
Hayat-Vax vaccine has just been approved by the Ministry of Health to prevent Covid-19
In order to actively prepare for the implementation of vaccination against Covid-19, the Department of Preventive Medicine proposed the National Expanded Immunization Project (Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology) to urgently develop guidelines for the use of vaccines. a new type of Covid-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved by the Ministry of Health (Hayat-Vax vaccine, Abdala vaccine…). Also, update guidelines for vaccines already in use (if any).
In addition, the project also needs to coordinate with the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, the regional Pasteur Institute, to plan and urgently organize training and training on Covid-19 vaccination for provinces and cities. nationwide before October 5.
Earlier, on September 17, the Ministry of Health had a decision to conditionally approve a vaccine for urgent needs in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic with the Abdala vaccine.
Accordingly, this vaccine is manufactured at AICA Laboraries, Base Business Unit (BBU) AICA of Cuba and exported to semi-finished products and packaged at Level 2 at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology). CIGB) of Cuba. The government has passed a resolution agreeing to buy 10 million doses of the Cuban vaccine Abdala.
On September 10, the Ministry of Health issued a decision to conditionally approve a vaccine for urgent needs in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic with the Hayat-Vax vaccine. This is a Chinese-made vaccine, semi-finished products are packaged and shipped in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Thus, up to now, Vietnam has conditionally approved 8 vaccines including: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Janssen, Sputnik V, Moderna, Sinopharm, Hayat-Vax and Abdala.
Currently, our country has injected more than 37.6 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, of which about 7.3 million people have received 2 doses of the vaccine.