07 March 2020 – Health Declaration introduced for all visitors upon entry

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Immigration
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention

Overview: From 6:00 am 7th March 2020, all visitors to Vietnam must complete their Health Declaration. This is done online and is compulsory. The aim is to provide a better track on visitors’ health situation. It is believed that the declaration will better help the Gov. of Vietnam to monitor and control the outbreak of COVID-19 for the sake of community’s health, including the visitors.
Full details here: https://moh.gov.vn/hoat-dong-cua-dia-phuong/-/asset_publisher/gHbla8vOQDuS/content/khai-bao-y-te-bat-buoc-moi-hanh-khach-nhap-canh-vao-viet-nam

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government