(VOV) - The Australian Embassy hosted a photo exhibition on Australian volunteers in Vietnam at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum, on December 4, to mark the 40th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and International Volunteer Day (December 5).
(VOV) - Representatives from various government agencies, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations gathered at the national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Hanoi on December 2.
(VOV) - The United Nations in Vietnam calls for more effective investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and control to achieve the “three zeros” targets- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.
The seven-year “Vietnam HIV/AIDS Prevention Project” has successfully implemented appropriate intervention for high-risk groups, raised awareness and changed community behaviours to better prevent the disease.
(VOV) -Hanoi students club has launched a week-long campaign on HIV/AIDS prevention and control from November 23-30.
Vietnam and India on November 20 issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong’s State visit to India.
(VOV) -Deputy Head of the HIV-AIDS Prevention and Control Department Dr Pham Duc Manh has announced the Ministry of Health’s decision authorising five local firms to produce Methadone for treating heroin addiction.
Non-communicable conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and injuries caused by traffic accidents account for 70% of health problems in Vietnam.
(VOV) - A national action month for HIV/AIDS prevention was started on November 10 to increase government involvement in preventing new incidences of HIV/AIDS.
UN Women launched a programme in Hanoi on November 8 to enhance the rights of Vietnamese women migrant workers.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has hailed the contributions and the role of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in promoting cooperation and development.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark began a five-day visit to Vietnam on November 6.
(VOV) - PM Nguyen Tan Dung on October 26 emphasised the importance of achieving a 5.4% GDP growth rate this year to fuel the national economy in 2014-15 - the last two years of the five-year development plan.
(VOV) - A large number of National Assembly deputies from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia joined international experts in Hanoi on October 18 discussing legislators’ role in realising HIV/AIDS prevention and gender equality Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
(VOV) -A Vietnamese delegation from the Ministry of Health (MoH) led by its Minister Nguyen Kim Tien paid a working visit to Belgium from October 13-16 at the invitation of Rudy Demotte, Premier of the Wallonia-Brusells.