VOV.VN - Save the Children in Vietnam, a non-profit organisation, has funded a project on building capacity to respond to natural disasters and enhance access to clean water and hygiene in coastal areas in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.
A consultation conference was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on March 22, focusing on measures to enhance cooperation between the locality and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in fighting and adapting to natural disasters targeting children.
A symposium titled “Evidence-based Nutrition Solutions for Healthy Growth and Dietary Diversity in Children with Growth Issues” has been recently held in Hanoi to share the latest scientific information with Vietnamese healthcare professionals.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ordered relevant ministries to strengthen measures to prevent sexual abuse of and violence against children.
The participation of children in policy-making needs to be encouraged by families, schools and society, experts have advised.
The recent increase of child sexual abuse cases has raised public concern, which requires authorities to enforce children’s rights and scrutinise the implementation of signed international conventions to ensure the protection of children’s rights in particular and human rights.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently delivered a potent speech providing an inspiration for all who work to promote and protect the rights of children in Vietnam.
Nearly 200 deprived children in the northern province of Ninh Binh were provided free cardiac examinations and consultancies by doctors from the National Heart Institute and provincial obstetrics and paediatrics hospital on March 12.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio and the Japanese Friendship Association (JFA) presented 60 wheelchairs to disabled Vietnamese children and Agent Orange victims at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 12.
The rate of children suffering from gastric disease is growing due to schooling pressure and inappropriate food, health experts have said.
A football event for disadvantaged children as part of the Football for Community Outreach programme was co-held by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Social Welfare Centre for Children and UNICEF Vietnam on March 4 in the city.
VOV.VN - The 2030 Business Club will present more than VND1 billion worth of 500 bikes and 1,500 gifts including school materials and confectionary to disadvantaged children in Chau Thanh and Ben Cau districts, Tay Ninh province.
VOV.VN - Angela Bonilla, the reigning Miss Global 2016, was in Danang yesterday (Feb. 24) at the Furama Resort to help raise funds for nine families in the ward of Hoa Quy.
VOV.VN - Fuji Xerox in collaboration with Save the Children has launched a program to provide learning materials to underprivileged children with limited education living in remote areas of central and northern Vietnam.
A dozen children surround Bruno Cerignat, holding hands, singing and laughing as he teaches them a funny English song.
Experts in Vietnam have warned of the risk of lead poisoning in children, including those who live in the city and far from industrial zones.
The Provincial Child Friendly Programme (PCFP) funded by UNICEF has helped more than 3,600 vulnerable children in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.
VOV.VN - After a thirty-year hiatus, Vietnamese German Francis Van Hoi, 67, returned to his childhood roots in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2014 and opened a vocational school named Anre Mai Sen for disadvantaged youth.
VOV.VN - First runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2014 Huyen My joined charitable activities at the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics on January 24 before the Lunar New Year festival (TET). She presented gifts to the disadvantaged children under medical treatment there.
Da Nang city’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre and the Vietnam Health Improvement Project (VNHIP) hosted a pre-Tet (Lunar New Year) celebration for children with HIV in Da Nang and Quang Nam province on January 22.