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Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

The health sector of Hanoi has built a monitoring system for early detection of epidemics across the locality as part of efforts to improve the city’s capacity to prevent and control diseases.

Vietnam faces all-time high sex ratio imbalance

Vietnam faces all-time high sex ratio imbalance

VOV.VN - Vietnam will have 2.3-4.3 million fewer women than men by 2050, said Nguyen Van Tan, deputy director of the General Department of Population and Family Planning at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.

MoH to maintain reasonably low birth rate

MoH to maintain reasonably low birth rate

The Ministry of Health (MoH) will continue maintaining a reasonably low birth rate nationwide, as well as taking measures to reduce the birth rate in rural and remote areas this year, according to the Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

Aging population in Ho Chi Minh City

Aging population in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is likely face numerous difficulties in population management in the next five years due to a rapidly aging population, as heard at a recent conference in the city.

Birth rate in Hanoi drops, but still unstable

Birth rate in Hanoi drops, but still unstable

The birth rate in Hanoi city in the first quarter dropped as compared to the same period last year, but gender inequality remains high with 114.7 boys per 100 girls.

Better care for senior citizens

Better care for senior citizens

HCM City's Population and Family Planning Division will focus on programmes for elderly people's welfare in the year to come.

Vietnam’s Population Day celebrated in Hanoi

Vietnam’s Population Day celebrated in Hanoi

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health held a meeting in Hanoi on December 25 - the eve of Vietnam’s Population Day (Dec. 26) - promoting birth rate reduction and gender equality for sustainable development.

Preference for sons leads to widening of birth ratio

Preference for sons leads to widening of birth ratio

The country's male-to-female sex ratio continued to widen in the first months of this year, reflecting a higher rate of abortions and a preference for sons, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien.

Prime Minister works with health sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged the Health Ministry to continue modernizing and perfecting the healthcare system, especially services and preventive medicine at grassroots level.