The central province of Nghe An aims to roll out the school milk programme on a larger scale from the 2017-2018 academic year in an effort to prevent malnutrition among pre-school and primary school kids.
Up to half of children attending kindergartens and elementary schools in the central province of Nghe An have benefited from a pilot school milk programme launched last December.
The Government is implementing a line-up of policies to support impoverished citizens in land for production, capital, education, health insurance and others, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.
Vietnam and Fiji have been elected as representatives for the Western Pacific region in the World Health Assembly’s Executive Board for a three-year tenure from May 2016 – May 2019.
Vietnam wholeheartedly supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and pledges to do its best to ensure its successfully implementation, said President Truong Tan Sang.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has shared Vietnam’s experience in implementing the millennium development goals (MDGs) that the country has achieved most ahead of schedule at a high-level event held at the UN headquarters in New York on September 25.
Vietnam has displayed encouraging progress in halting the spread of HIV/AIDS under the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG).
Cutting the poverty rate among ethnic minority groups by 3-4% annually is among the specific targets for 2025 set recently by the Government in its efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in connection with ethnic minorities.
Promoting gender integration in implementing action plans related to millennium development goals (MDG) in ethnic minority areas was the main focus of a training workshop held in central Binh Thuan province on July 21 and 22.
NGO ActionAid and Microsoft on November 12 launched a pilot project using mobilephones and Microsoft Data Gathering (MDG) tools for use in disaster response in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
The 131st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-131) held in Geneva, Switzerland, approved Vietnam’s proposal on the main topic for IPU-132 with a focus on the role of parliament and the implementation of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
(VOV) -Over the past decade, Vietnam has recorded remarkable progress in giving effect to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) action programme, resulting in better healthcare services for the country’s citizens.
(VOV) -It is imperative to focus expressly on improving access to quality health care within the confines of accelerating socio-economic growth and cultural progress towards realising the ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
(VOV) -Vietnam and Norway have agreed to boost cooperation and work closely together to soon complete negotiations and sign the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (VEFTA).
(VOV) -Relations between Vietnam and Norway are developing well in all realms, from politics and diplomacy to trade, investment and development cooperation, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan told a Norwegian parliamentary delegation.
(VOV) - Official Development Assistance (ODA) has been a key source of funds, helping, Vietnam make great socio-economic strides in the comprehensive renewal process.
(VOV) - Global leaders attending a health forum in South Africa from June 30 to July 1 applauded the effectiveness of Vietnam’s programmes addressing maternal, neonatal and child health issues.
Vietnam has seen considerable achievements in ensuring sustainable environment over the past years, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Paris on September 26 for New York to attend a High-level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
(VOV) - Vietnam has fulfilled the three major Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets of poverty reduction, universal primary education, and gender equality.