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.
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.
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.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, new Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on July 12.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Netherlands to continue support and work closely with Vietnam on husbandry, cultivation, food safety, post-harvest network and market development.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed the United Nations’ assistance for Vietnam in carrying out Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially those pertaining to nutrition and health.
VOV.VN - Developing countries need support from developed nations in respect of financial resources, knowledge as well as their experience in order to meet sustainable development goals (SDGs), has said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
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.
The YouthSpeak Forum 2017 held in Hanoi on October 22 provided a platform for youngsters to discuss social issues and seek active actions towards the goal of sustainable economic growth and employment.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - On March 22, National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Norwegian Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksem and Czech Republic Ambassador Vitez Slav Grepl in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received three United Nations Under-Secretary-Generals in Hanoi on March 7, saying that Vietnam attaches special importance to relations with the UN.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
VOV.VN - From 2011 to 2015, the number of poor households in Vietnam declined 2% a year.
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.