The Vietnamese People’s Association in France (UGVF) raised 1,300 EUR (US$1,600) at an event held on October 19 in support of the fishermen in Ly Son island district who protect the nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands.
Hard Rock Cafe HCM City will host two "Excitingly Scary" Halloween events on October 31 and November 1.
(VOV) - The US on October 7 granted US$20,000 to the Da Nang disadvantaged youth (REACH) centre, which specialises in providing vocational training, career advice and job placement services to disadvantaged youths.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan sent his greetings and best wishes to Muslim dignitaries and believers in Vietnam on October 2 on the occasion of the Raya Aidil Adha festival.
A bilateral conference on cross-border HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on September 30.
(VOV) -Approximately 12,500 children in the northern mountain province of Son La are currently at high risk of being infected by HIV/AIDS, according to the provincial Department for Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
(VOV) - The National Committee for HIV/AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control (NCHDPPC) and major national media agencies on September 29 signed an agreement to carry out a national public-service campaign aimed at stemming the spread of HIV/AIDS.
The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.
Vietnam needs to reverse the trend of becoming an “aged” population, a process which was first recognised in 2011.
(VOV) - Over 800 delegates assembled on September 12 at a national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Can Tho City.
Health delegates from ASEAN region, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will meet in Hanoi from September 15-19 to discuss pressing regional health matters at the 12th ASEAN Health Minister Meeting.
(VOV) -VietPro, a social organization for Vietnamese professionals living in the UK, recently organised a charity run at Southwark Park in London to raise funds for HIV positive children.
(VOV) - UNICEF will continue to assist Vietnam in perfecting policies and implementing concrete programmes to protect and take care of the nation’s children.
Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40% of the total population.
Decreasing foreign aid and the government plan to deprioritise investment for HIV/AIDS control is seen as growing concerns in the fight against the deadly disease, a government official said.