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Social work with sustainable development discussed

09:07 | 12/16/2014

A workshop on social work with sustainable development was jointly held by Plan International in Vietnam and the Vocational Training and Social Activities Association in Hanoi on December 15-16.

Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

11:10 | 12/05/2014

More than 200 organisations and individuals donated over VND3.3 billion (US$157,100) to Hanoi’s support fund for people living with HIV on December 4 as a way to extend their assistance to the target group.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight disease

19:10 | 12/04/2014

(VOV) - Representatives from the health sectors of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia attended a seminar in Da Nang city on December 4 addressing measures to form a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases across borders.

Prison staff trained to improve treatment of female inmates

12:14 | 12/04/2014

More than 40 public-security staff and officers working with female prisoners in northern Vietnam on December 3 began a three-day training programme on the treatment of women in prison and on offering non-custodial measures (the so-called Bangkok Rules) for some.

Dien Bien’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts examined

09:33 | 12/03/2014

A delegation from the National Assembly and international organisations paid a field trip to the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien to learn about the locality’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control.

NA Vice Chairperson receives IPU Secretary General

18:57 | 11/30/2014

(VOV) -During a reception for IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong and the IPU advisory group in Hanoi on November 30, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairperson Tong Thi Phong thanked IPU’s assistance to Vietnam’s preparation for the 132nd IPU Assembly.

Meeting marks national action month for HIV/AIDS prevention

17:27 | 11/30/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam has the fifth-highest number of people living with HIV in Asia-Pacific.

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.