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Resolutions on parliamentarians’ human rights adopted

17:03 | 04/01/2015

The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted resolutions on human rights of parliamentarians during the ongoing 132nd IPU Assembly in Hanoi on April 1.

IPU-132: interaction between UN, parliaments under spotlight

17:15 | 03/31/2015

The interaction between UN country teams and national parliaments as seen via outcomes of IPU field missions was the main topic of the March 31 session of the Office of the Standing Committee for UN Affairs as part of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) in Hanoi.

IPU-132 discusses challenges to maternal and child health

14:03 | 03/31/2015

(VOV) - On March 31, 132nd Inter-Parliament Assembly (IPU 132) delegates debated key challenges to the provision of better healthcare services for mothers and children.

132nd IPU Assembly opens in Hanoi

00:09 | 03/29/2015

(VOV) - The 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU- 132) opened in Hanoi on the evening of March 28, bringing together representatives from 166 IPU members, observers and international organizations.

Vietnam asks for Global Fund’s continuous support in HIV/AIDS fight

21:55 | 03/26/2015

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Global Fund to continue assisting Vietnam in researching methadone detoxification methods as well as dealing with difficulties in rehabilitation and preventing the spread of HIV.

IPU132 carries diplomatic and political significance

17:58 | 03/26/2015

(VOV) - The 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU 132) is an important milestone in the history of Vietnam's diplomacy since the country became an official member of the IPU more than 35 years ago, said National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at a media briefing in Hanoi on March 26.

Parliamentary role in realizing post-2015 development goals

15:32 | 03/17/2015

(VOV) - A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 17 discussing the role of parliaments in carrying out millennium development goals for 2000- 2015 and post-2015 sustainable development goals.

HIV egg rumours dismissed

16:07 | 03/02/2015

An official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected a rumour surfacing in the social media that Chinese chicken eggs sold in Vietnam have been injected with blood contaminated with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV).

Hanoi expands methadone treatment for drug addicts

15:14 | 01/28/2015

Two rehab centres using the methadone treatment method were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Hanoi on January 27.

Voluntary teams share experience in social work

17:52 | 01/27/2015

Volunteers localities nationwide gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on January 27 to share their experience in operating communal-level voluntary social work teams.

US Ambassador’s Op-Ed on Vietnam-US relations

10:52 | 01/20/2015

(VOV) - This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Vietnam and the United States. This still-young relationship was significantly strengthened, broadened and deepened by the Comprehensive Partnership jointly declared by President Sang and President Obama in July 2013.

Foreign journalists share healthcare experience

08:48 | 01/17/2015

A delegation of foreign journalists held talk with their Vietnamese counterparts on January 16 in Hanoi on issues related to media coverage of health care after their field trip to some medical units in Vietnam and the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.

Vietnam steps up early ARV treatment for HIV patients

09:08 | 12/28/2014

Vietnam’s health sector will spread the antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to cover early-stage HIV carriers, raising the number of the benefited to 105,000 in 2015.

Danang women helped improve anti-violence skills

09:16 | 12/24/2014

Representatives of the Women’s Union chapters in central Danang city are attending a training course that will equip them with skills to mobilise the community’s support in curbing violence against females and girls.

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.