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Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.

NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF

NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on member parliaments of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) to continue with their comprehensive and close cooperation in all spheres to ensure the effective operation of the forum.

Conference reviews rural clean water supply

Conference reviews rural clean water supply

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of northern Bac Ninh province held a conference on September 21 to review clean water management and set future orientations.

Vietnam NA shows dynamism through APPF-26

Vietnam NA shows dynamism through APPF-26

Vietnam’s hosting of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) is expected to enhance legislative ties between the Vietnam National Assembly (NA) and its counterparts, while affirming its role and prestige at regional and international inter-parliamentary forums.

Int’l community hails Vietnam’s contributions to UN

Int’l community hails Vietnam’s contributions to UN

International friends at a ceremony to mark Vietnam’s 40 years of joining the United Nations have acknowledged the country’s active contributions to the organization and its responsibility for the international community.

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang affirmed Vietnam's support for efforts to reform the United Nations while receiving the newly-accredited UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, Kamal Malhotra on April 21 in Hanoi.

APEC Health Working Group convenes meeting

APEC Health Working Group convenes meeting

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Health Working Group convened its meeting in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on February 23-24.

Vietnam looks forward to stronger ties with Sweden, Hungary

Vietnam looks forward to stronger ties with Sweden, Hungary

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has suggested the Swedish side continue supporting Vietnam in realising millennium development goals (MDGs) and enhance cooperation with the country in trade, education-training, science-technology and health care.

Focus of population policy needs to shift

Focus of population policy needs to shift

Population quality increased remarkably as the infant mortality rate for children aged under five years old and the fatality rate for mothers reduced, while average life expectancy rate started to rise.

Bac Kan improves living conditions for ethnic minorities

Bac Kan improves living conditions for ethnic minorities

Authorities of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan have devised a range of measures to improve spiritual and material lives of locals from ethnic minority groups, thus narrowing the gap between the rich and the poor as well as between geographic areas.

Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, has highlighted Vietnam’s comprehensive international integration at a meeting with UN officials.

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.