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.
A seminar to acquire feedback on the 2019 population and housing census, the fifth of its kind, took place in Hanoi on September 7.
Vietnam’s disadvantaged children will be provided with soft skills like communication, leadership, support, and settlement of negative pressure and contradiction through the “Pass It Back” programme, which uses rugby to build resilience among young people.
An event featuring performances of Vietnamese children was recently held at the Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese children aged 9-14 living in Ukraine have enjoyed a wonderful summer camp at Kovalevskaya resort with a wide range of activities.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, who is also President of the Council of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), visited and presented gifts to children with cleft lip and palate at the Vietnam – Cuba hospital in Hanoi on April 20.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) has mobilised more than VND5.5 trillion (US$243.3 million), goods and volunteers to support some 30 million children across the country.
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.
The rate of children suffering from gastric disease is growing due to schooling pressure and inappropriate food, health experts have said.
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 National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) raised more than VND100 billion from 40 individuals, organisations, businesses and philanthropists at home and abroad at a televised gala in Hanoi on January 14.
Up to 14,539 Vietnamese children were adopted in 2011-2015, with 12,768 fostered domestically and the remainder lived with foreign foster families, said the Justice Ministry’s Department of Adoption.
Environmental problems caused by poor sanitation cost Vietnam around US$780 million per year, the World Bank estimates.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, who is head of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), presented 100 scholarships to students from poor families in Nam Dan district, central Nghe An province, on November 6.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh took over the Chair of the Council of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) from former Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 27.
About two million Vietnamese children under five years old have not met the height standard of their age group, facing risks of being short and having a low body mass when they fully grow up.
Officials say that drinking more milk will help Vietnamese reach a new high.
A British man will cycle 1,600km from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 16 days next month to raise awareness and funds to help Vietnamese children with congenital heart disease.
Three Vietnamese children performed in an international opera entitled “Dream of the 21 st century” held by the Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation (Rosatom) on August 18 at the Opera Helikon in Moscow, Russia.
Vietnamese boys and girls have pocketed three gold and one bronze medals at the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games, which is taking place in Sakha Republic (Russia) from July 4