Nghe An Province is not only well known nationwide for its eel soup but also giò bê (cured veal meat) which is a must-have for big anniversaries such as weddings or Tet (Lunar New Year) parties. The dish is also called giò me by locals to differentiate it from other kinds of cured meats, said Phan Van Toan, a cured veal maker from Nghe An’s Nam Dan District. “Elderly people said no one can remember when giò me came into being but it is an original name used by our local ancestors from a long time ago,” he said. The dish is made in the province’s Nam Dan’s Nam Nghia Village where calves are raised in the mountains so the meat is light pink, firm and savoury, Toan said. A plate of tasty and delicious giò me (cured veal meat) that attracts a lot of customers inside and outside the country. Photo vifoodshop.com Giò me is made from unground lean veal which is often cut into big or small pieces. Toan said ingredients to make the dish include 1kg of veal, 0.2kg of … [Read more...] about Cured veal an intricate speciality of Nghe An
The largest ever vaccination campaign in history has posed both opportunities and challenges to the cold storage industry as tens of millions of vaccine doses need to be preserved at the same time. CDC Hanoi's cold warehouse At a working session with Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong recently, CDC Hanoi Deputy Director Nguyen Thi Kieu Anh said CDC Hanoi has one cold warehouse with the capacity of 40 cubic meters, which can contain an additional 150,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses, and one cold warehouse with the capacity of 16 cubic meters which can contain an additional 100,000 AstraZeneca doses. Hanoi also has six 3000 and 3000 AC refrigerators (the capacity of 126 liters can contain 10,000 doses each), and six cold boxes with the capacity of 44 liters each. According to CDC Hanoi, the total number of AstraZeneca vaccine doses that can be preserved is 310,000. As for medical centers and medical stations, there are 34 TCW 3000 and 3000AC refrigerators with a … [Read more...] about How can vaccines be preserved in Vietnam?
The municipal Department of Health has categorized Covid patients into five groups: those being asymptomatic and having no underlying diseases, those with mild symptoms, those with moderate and severe symptoms, those with underlying medical conditions or suffering comorbidities prior to Covid-19, and critically ill patients. In case the number of infections crosses 80,000, the city would turn existing infrastructure into specialized facilities for receiving and treating Covid-19 patients based on these five groups. Quarantine facilities in all 21 districts and Thu Duc City would receive 40,000 of the first group, who are asymptomatic and have no underlying diseases, but have been found infected with the virus through rapid testing. The city would arrange at least one doctor and two nurses to care for every 50-100 patients in this group. For those with mild symptoms, the city would prepare 21,600 beds at field hospitals. For every 25 patients there would be one doctor and two … [Read more...] about HCMC prepares for 80,000 Covid patients scenario
Digital transformation has a failure rate of 70% but without digital transformation, failure is 100%. Performing digital transformation has probably been the most difficult decision for Mr. Nguyen Doan Thang, 77, and CEO of Rang Dong, a large joint stock company. Thang said if Rang Dong maintains the old model, its annual growth rate will be about 5-10% per year. Only with digital transformation can the company obtain a two-digit growth rate. In fact, Rang Dong has recorded a high growth rate thanks to digital transformation, with over 40% in the first quarter of 2021. Overcoming fear Duy Khanh … [Read more...] about Digital transformation and the future of Vietnamese enterprises
Health Minister calls up medical students, retired doctors in coronavirus fight In his open letter, the coronavirus has caused strong impacts on the entire economic and social activities of the city in the past time harming the health of dwellers. Healthcare workers in the country have made concerted efforts and joined hands with HCMC authorities in the fight against the epidemic. The city's Party Committee and government and dwellers recognized and respect the efforts. Currently, the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is still there, hospitals are overloaded and healthcare workers are facing difficulties in treating. The special standing division of the Ministry of Health and the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City called on doctors and nurses in public and private healthcare clinics, the Medical Association in Ho Chi Minh City, retired healthcare workers, medical experts, physicians, lecturers and students at medicine training schools to join volunteer activities. Mr. Son … [Read more...] about Ministry leader calls up medical students, retired doctors in coronavirus fight
Two other certificates were presented to photo collections themed ‘Traditional Crafts’ and ‘Vietnam Viewed from Above’. Vietnamese photographer Dzung Nguyen has also won a certificate of Honourable Mentions for his photo entitled Phoi Chieu Coi (Drying sedge mat) in terms of individual photo awards at the 2021 Annual Photo Contest. According to the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA), Dzung's photo is one of three certificates of Honourable Mentions that Vietnam has won at the contest held by the International Federation of Fine Arts Photographers (FIAP). The award-winning photo Phoi Chieu Coi (Drying sedge mat) by Dzung Nguyen Two other certificates were presented to two photo collections themed ‘Traditional Crafts’ (ranked 6th among 36 participating countries) in the color print photo category and ‘Vietnam Viewed from Above’ (ranked 5th among 42 participating countries) in the digital color photo category. The annual photo contest is … [Read more...] about Vietnamese photographers win International Photography Award