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    Asia-Pacific Roundup: Vietnam seeks mRNA tech transfer for local COVID vaccine production

    The Vietnamese health ministry has met with the World Health Organization (WHO) to discuss the transfer of the technology needed to manufacture mRNA vaccines in the country.   Vietnam received a shipment of 811,200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford via the COVAX Facility at the start of last month. Around 900,000 people have now received a vaccine, but the supply of doses remains a constraint on the pace of the rollou...
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    The Southeast Asian Regulatory Environment for Pharmaceuticals: Part 2

    This article, the second in a two-part series on the Southeast Asian regulatory environment for pharmaceuticals, examines the regulatory landscape in Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia ( Table 1 ). Part one , published in December 2014, examined the larger ASEAN markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. 1 Table 1. Southeast Asian Pharmaceutical Markets 2–11 Countries Brunei Vietnam Laos Myanmar Cambod...