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HCM City provides assistance for migrant children

14:47 | 11/24/2014

Children of disadvantaged migrants in four Ho Chi Minh City districts with high migrant populations will receive educational and health assistance under a project run by the HCM City Children Welfare Association.

Nordic Assistance to Vietnam contributes to sustainable development

12:03 | 11/24/2014

The Nordic Assistance to Vietnam (NAV) has contributed effectively to improving public health and gender equality as well as helped vulnerable Vietnamese respond to climate change during its 20-year operation in the country, heard a ceremony in central Thua Thien-Hue province on November 23.

HIV treatment technology transfer centre shaping in HCMC

08:26 | 11/22/2014

A project on building an HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer centre was officially kicked off at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy in on November 21.

Workshop on methadone maintenance treatment

14:50 | 11/21/2014

Only 22,000 patients from 38 cities and provinces received methadone maintenance treatment by November 15, 2014, Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Ministry of Health’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Department said in a workshop on the implementation of methadone maintenance treatment in Hanoi on November 20.

Forum talks HIV/AIDS prevention and control

15:08 | 11/13/2014

More than 450 delegates from ministries, agencies and localities nationwide are gathering in the central city of Danang to share their experience in HIV/AIDS prevention.

PM attends ASEAN summits with partners

21:18 | 11/12/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the ASEAN Summits with India , Japan , and the United Nations, as well as a summit to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ASEAN–Australia partnership in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on November 12.

PM Dung meets with UN Secretary General

17:32 | 11/12/2014

(VOV) -Vietnam has been actively and responsibly taking part in many important agencies of the United Nations (UN), as well as making significant contributions to building UN strategies and programmes of action, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Enhancing capacity for trade unionists at industrial parks

09:10 | 11/12/2014

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA) organised a workshop in Hanoi on November 11 to share training methods and programmes to help enhance the capacity of trade unionists in industrial parks and processing zones.

Experts discuss measures to cope with tuberculosis in Vietnam

15:28 | 11/11/2014

Fresh measures to deal with emerging challenges in detecting and controlling tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam are being sought from leading Vietnamese and foreign experts.

Vietnam needs more social service support

15:25 | 11/11/2014

Vietnam now records a network of 432 social work centres that employ 35,000 workers, targeting mainly the labour, invalids and social affairs sector and offering test services in education and health care.

Busy programme of events for HIV/AIDS month

14:47 | 11/10/2014

The national action month for HIV/AIDS prevention and control runs from November 10 to December 10 with a focus on non-discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients.

Methadone treatment for drug addicts boosted

09:20 | 11/05/2014

The Prime Minister has freshly issued Direction No. 32/CT-TTg requesting relevant agencies and localities work together closely to maximize the use of Methadone in detoxifying drug addicts.

PM calls for greater efforts to prevent drug abuse

21:54 | 11/03/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged relevant ministries and the community at large to apply more systematic measures to ensure the effectiveness of drug addiction prevention and control, as well as treatment and rehabilitation.

NGO-funded projects boost Vinh Phuc’s development

22:54 | 11/01/2014

International non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have so far poured aid worth US$1.4 million into the central province Vinh Phuc this year, improving local living standards through a number of social projects.

USAID project to grow commercial market against HIV

18:31 | 10/31/2014

(VOV) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) officially kicked off a US$15 million project in HCM City on October 30 to encourage the involvement of the private sector in stimulating a market for HIV-related goods and services.