Implementing the directives of the Prime Minister, the Steering Committee for Disease Prevention and Control of COVID-19, Leaders of VAST, and Official Letter 10-CV/ĐTNVHL-VP on 16/3/2020 of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology delegation on prevention and control of the disease COVID-19; in case of the complicated situation of COVID-19 epidemic in the country and in the world, grassroots branches under the Youth Union of the Institute have carried out many practical activities to join hands with agencies and localities in epidemic prevention and control.
On 7/7/2020, the emulation division of ministries, branches of Science – Culture – Society held a preliminary meeting for the first 6 months of 2020 with the participation of Mr. Pham Duc Toan – Deputy Head of the Emulation Department – Commendation Central; Mr. Do Thanh Hai – Deputy Director of Department II, Center Emulation and Reward Department; Mr. Tran Tuan Anh – Vice President of VAST – Head of Division; Mr. Pham Cong Tac – Deputy Minister of Vietnam Science and Technology and Permanent Deputy Head of Division; Mr. Vu Hai Quan – Vice President of Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City – Deputy Head of Unit and Representative leaders of 14 member units including: Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Ministry of Science and Technology; Ho Chi Minh City National University; Foreign Office; Ministry of Education and Training; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs; Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Vietnam Social Insurance; Hanoi National University; Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences; Vietnam Television; Voice of Vietnam and Vietnam News Agency.
On 19/06/2020, the Vietnam Physics Association together with the Vietnam Space Center, the Institute for Scientific Information and the Institute of Physics, VAST, organized a Knowledge Dissemination Workshop on science and technology with the theme: Cosmology and extrasolar planets.
On the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (21/06/1925 – 21/06/2020), in the afternoon of 17/06/2020, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Tuan Anh - Vice President of VAST - visited and congratulated the Information and Documentary Center, Natural Science and Technology Publishing House, and the Center for Informatics and Computing. In the same morning, Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh - President of VAST - sent flowers to congratulate the three units.
Responding to the calls of the General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, the collective of cadres, civil servants, officials and employees from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) contributed at least one day's salary to support COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control.
On April 10th, 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed Decision 496/QD-TTg to appoint Mr. Chu Hoang Ha, Director of Institute of the Biotechnology under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), to hold the position of Vice President of VAST.
- The exhibition of products, achievements in science and technology, research and application activities of the Center for Informatics and Computing
- Strengthen Science and Technology cooperation between VAST and Thua Thien Hua Provincial People’s Committee
- VAST presented chemical supplies and hand-washing gel production process to the Ministry of Science and Technology of Laos
- VAST holds a meeting with Science and Technology journalists on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day
- 1,500 bottles of nano silver and propolis disinfectant mouthwash to support COVID-19 treatment
- Promoting COVID-19 prevention