Activities

VAST presented chemical supplies and hand-washing gel production process to the Ministry of Science and Technology of Laos

On May 22, 2020, the Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Vietnam, and Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology held a ceremony to hand over chemical supplies and production process of hand-washing gel to prevent COVID-19  for Laos Ministry of Science and Technology. Attending the ceremony, on the side of VAST, were Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Tuan Anh, Vice President of VAST; Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, Head of International Cooperation Department; and scientists of VAST. On the side of the Embassy of Laos in Vietnam, there was Mr. Sengphet Houngboungnuang, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Vietnam, and the attachés working at the Embassy.

VAST holds a meeting with Science and Technology journalists on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day

On June 12, 2020, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology held a press conference for journalists on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (21/6/1925 – 21/6/2020). This is a practical and meaningful activity in gratitude to the sentiments that journalists have given to VAST in particular and the Science and Technology field in general.

1,500 bottles of nano silver and propolis disinfectant mouthwash to support COVID-19 treatment

The Institute of Environmental Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) has researched and developed the results from the VAST-level projects on pilot production on silver nano application, especially the project on completing the technology of producing nano silver solution as materials used in agriculture, health and other fields of life, code: VAST.SXTN.03/16-17, led by Dr. Tran Thi Ngoc Dung.

Promoting COVID-19 prevention

Amidst the extremely complicated global development of COVID-19, more new cases of COVID-19 have appeared in Vietnam. On March 9, 2020, the VAST Steering Committee for COVID-19 prevention and control held a meeting to deploy epidemic prevention and control. Based on the conclusions at the meeting, VAST recommends that its affiliated units continue to implement the following contents:

Strengthening COVID-19 prevention

At present, the respiratory infection caused by the new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading aggressively. In this situation, on March 2nd, 2020, VAST Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control held a meeting to deploy epidemic prevention and control at the academy.  Immediately after its outbreak in Vietnam, Hanoi saw new cases of COVID-19, and VAST Steering Committee for COVID-19  Prevention and Control requested immediate disinfectant spraying of the Central Building, A1 building and the Institute of Information Technology, on the night of March 8th, 2020.

VAST actively prevents acute respiratory infections caused by new strains of Corona virus

Implementing Express Document 05/ CT-TTg dated Jan. 28, 2020 of the Prime Minister on the prevention and control of acute respiratory infections caused by new strains of Corona virus, Directive 06/ CT -TTg dated Jan. 31, 2020, on strengthening measures to prevent and combat the new complicated developments of acute respiratory infections caused by new strains of Corona virus, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) has promptly carried out activities to prevent the penetration and spread of epidemics, and to actively prevent the epidemic.

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