A contest has been launched for children aged five to 12 to paint their favourite food and meals.
VOV.VN - The National Fund for Vietnamese Children, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and Binh Thuan Province jointly held a ‘Real Life Journey” program on October 19 to raise funds for disadvantaged students and pupils across the country.
The Association in Support of Poor and Disadvantaged Women and Children in central Da Nang city has raised almost VND1.75 trillion (US$77 million) over the last 15 years for humanitarian aid.
The number of children infected with hand, foot and mouth disease in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sharply increased since last month, according to the municipal Preventive Medical and Heath Care Centre.
Some 30 percent of patients at the National Children’s Hospital (NCH) suffer from drug-resistant bacteria stemming from improper use of antibiotics.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children has supported over 6,600 disadvantaged children nationwide with VND2.6 billion on the occasion of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
A charitable art programme, themed “Sympathy and Love”, was held in Hanoi on October 1 by the Fund for Vietnamese Children with Disabilities on the occasion of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong handed over scholarships and gifts to disadvantaged children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on October 1 on the occasion of the Mid-autumn festival.
The central province of Quang Nam hosted a Vietnam-Laos friendship exchange on September 28 to mark the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and 40 years since the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Cooperation Agreement.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on September 27 presented scholarships and gifts to 100 disadvantaged children in central Thua Thien-Hue province to help them enjoy the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
VOV.VN - Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh and first runner-up Thanh Tu participated in a Mid-Autumn Festival held on September 24 at Go Vap Center for Children Sponsorship in Ho Chi Minh City.
Young cancer patients at a major hospital in Hanoi have been able to indulge in the fun and excitement of a variety of cartoons thanks to a weekly cinema recently opened at the infirmary.
The number of diabetes cases in Vietnam has increased over the past decade, with the disease growing especially quickly among young people, doctors are warning.
VOV.VN - Located in Lai Hoa commune, Soc Trang province, the Khmer’s Lakhanawong Xung Thum Pagoda has nurtured many disadvantaged students. VOV’s Thach Hong reports on how the pagoda has helped children in difficult circumstances attend school.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a UNICEF-funded project on childcare development and renovating the healthcare system in Vietnam.
Ensuring comprehensive development for children in early years at home and in the community is the goal of a national programme introduced at a consultative workshop in Hanoi on September 8.
A seminar to acquire feedback on the 2019 population and housing census, the fifth of its kind, took place in Hanoi on September 7.
In a sign of growing ties between Da Nang and Japan, this school year, a Japanese-led kindergarten will open its doors to children ages 1 to 6 in the central city.
“Thoi dai” Newspaper of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Save the Children International jointly launched a campaign in Hanoi on September 1 to call for support to children, especially those from ethnic minority groups.
VOV.VN -The 5th National Child Forum transpired on August 26 in Hanoi, giving children an opportunity to raise their voice on violence against children and child abuse.