The Breast Cancer Network Vietnam (BCNV) is calling for hair donations as part of the Pink Hat Festival, which will be held on October 29 to raise awareness, especially among women, about the threat of breast cancer.
A photo contest on the environment in Vietnam was launched in the northern province of Hung Yen on May 20.
Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) has kicked off a project named “Green Childhood” for nearly 1,200 kindergarten kids in Nho Quan town, the northern province of Ninh Binh.
The southern province of Dong Nai is stepping up efforts to increase awareness of Zika virus among workers.
VOV.VN - WildAid has launched a new campaign to raise the public awareness about the impact of the consumption of pangolin meat and scales in an effort to reduce demand for pangolin products in Asia.
The central province of Quang Nam, one of the most disaster-prone areas in Vietnam, is looking towards the expansion of a project helping people with disabilities join the community in disaster risk mitigation.
The 2012 International Social Entrepreneurship Conference opened on October 25 in Hanoi, focusing on exchanging experiences and establishing relations between Vietnamese and foreign businesses.
The Australian government will provide nearly AUD100, 000 to help Vietnam carry out a project in support of lesbians and gay, bisexual and transgender people.
The national rural safe water and environmental sanitation programme could not have been effectively implemented unless people’s behaviour and awareness changed.
The Belgian government is helping Vietnam’s seven provinces implement the project “Capacity Building in Assessing and Managing Water Resources in Vietnam” (CAPAS).
General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Vietnamese Communist Party Le Hong Anh held a working session on February 7 with key cadres from the Central Commission for Communication and Education.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has launched the Action Month for food quality, safety and hygiene, aimed at ensuring food safety during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival and other festivals on this occasion.
The 2012 Action Month for Food Quality, Hygiene and Safety will take place nationwide from January 10 to February 10, with a focus on the Lunar New Year (Tet) and other spring festivals, said the Vietnam Food Administration.
It is time to take immediate action to reduce traffic accidents and congestion, said Transport Minister Dinh La Thang during the National Assembly’s question time in Hanoi on November 23.
The UN Security Council on June 7 unanimously adopted a resolution to underline the importance of including UN peacekeeping missions into HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment strategies.