Tags: environmental sanitation

21 provinces feel flushed with success in improving locals' health

21 provinces feel flushed with success in improving locals' health

In an attempt to improve health for local residents, more than 400,000 household toilets and more than 235,000 water supply works have been set up in a total of 21 mountainous provinces of northern, Central Highlands and south-central regions in the past two years.

HCM City to extend environmental sanitation project

HCM City to extend environmental sanitation project

Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee has asked the Prime Minister and relevant agencies to approve an extension of the second phase of its environmental sanitation project (Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Basin) to 2030 as a foreign contractor has yet to be selected.

Conference talks integrated early childhood development

Conference talks integrated early childhood development

A conference on integrated early childhood development (IECD) was held in Hanoi on March 6, aiming to increase National Assembly deputies’ awareness of the importance of IECD and to encourage them to promote IECD in the work of elected bodies.

Quang Nam ensures food safety, hygiene for APEC

Quang Nam ensures food safety, hygiene for APEC

The health authority in the central province of Quang Nam has played an active role in ensuring food safety and environmental sanitation, and preventing disease outbreaks ahead of a series of APEC events held in the province from October 18 to November 11.

WB funds water supply and environmental sanitation project in Vietnam

WB funds water supply and environmental sanitation project in Vietnam

VOV.VN -On May 26, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved US$119 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to respond to key urban development challenges focusing on assuring water supply and wastewater needs of selected urban areas in Vietnam.

National clean water week launched in Thai Nguyen

National clean water week launched in Thai Nguyen

The national week on rural clean water and environmental hygiene was launched on April 29 in Huong Thuong commune, Dong Hy district, northern Thai Nguyen province, by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).

WB considers loan for environmental sanitary project

WB considers loan for environmental sanitary project

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s People’s Committee held a working session with a delegation from the World Bank (WB) on an environmental sanitation project in Nha Trang City on November 20.

UNICEF helps Vietnam improve environmental sanitation

A programme on environmental sanitation jointly carried out by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health in Vietnam since 2009 has contributed to raising public awareness of using hygienic toilets and giving up the indiscriminate defecation habit.

Effective environmental sanitation programme

Effective environmental sanitation programme

The outcomes of a 8-year environmental sanitation programme in coastal cities were reviewed during a conference held in Nha Trang City, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on November 7.

France pledges support for Vietnam’s growth model

France pledges support for Vietnam’s growth model

(VOV) - The French Development Agency (AFD) has provided more than EUR1.5 billion for Vietnam to implement development projects over the last 20 years, making the country the second largest partner of AFD globally.

National clean water week launched in Bac Ninh

National clean water week launched in Bac Ninh

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People’s Committee of the northern province of Bac Ninh on April 25 held a ceremony to launch the 2014 national week of clean water and environmental sanitation.

UNICEF supports poor children in Kon Tum

UNICEF supports poor children in Kon Tum

(VOV) - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced a US$250,000 integrated programme to improve children’s living conditions in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.

Hanoi, Luang Prabang promote cooperation

Hanoi, Luang Prabang promote cooperation

Pham Quang Nghi, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, received in Hanoi on May 22 a high-level delegation of Laos’ Luang Prabang province, led by Khampheng Saysompheng, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and the province’s governor.

Clean water and environmental sanitation for rural areas

Clean water and environmental sanitation for rural areas

(VOV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) held a joint conference in Hanoi on January 28 reviewing the 2012–2015 targets of the national programme on clean water and environmental sanitation in rural areas.