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Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

Since Vietnam and the World Health Organisation (WHO) set up their partnership in 1976, the WHO, as the world leading technical consultation body in health care, has helped Vietnam’s greatly improve its health sector.

Brazil banquet marks August Revolution, National Day

Brazil banquet marks August Revolution, National Day

A banquet was held by the Embassy of Vietnam in Brazil to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day, introducing Vietnamese cuisine, cultural heritages and landscapes.

Vietnam and gender equality

Vietnam and gender equality

VOV.VN - With major achievements in gender equality, Vietnam has been considered by the UN a highlight in implementing Millennium Development Goals.

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.

Health sector receives congratulations on doctor’s day

Health sector receives congratulations on doctor’s day

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and head of the Party Central Committee’s Information and Education Commission Vo Van Thuong have congratulated the health sector on the occasion of Vietnam Doctors’ Day (February 27).

Vietnam makes social security progress

Vietnam makes social security progress

Vietnam has made remarkable progress in ensuring social security during its Doi Moi (renewal) process thanks to the sound leadership of the Party and State.

Health Minister hails EU’s support

Health Minister hails EU’s support

The European Union (EU) has always been an important partner of the Ministry of Health (MoH) over the past 20 years, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said on November 16 in Hanoi.

Changes in poverty reduction policy

Changes in poverty reduction policy

(VOV) - The Prime Minister has approved a master plan to move from single-dimensional poverty measurement to a multidimensional approach. The plan, which will be implemented in the next five years, is expected to ensure a minimum standard of living and access to basic social services for all people.

Vietnam takes lead in measuring multidimensional poverty: Minister

Vietnam takes lead in measuring multidimensional poverty: Minister

Vietnam has taken the lead in applying a multidimensional poverty measurement approach in Asia, which is part of efforts to realise its commitments to eradicating poverty in all forms, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

Vietnam contributes to global goals

Vietnam contributes to global goals

(VOV) - President Truong Tan Sang left Hanoi on September 23 for New York to attend the United Nations Summit from September 25-27 which will set the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

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.

Party chief pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

Party chief pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on September 2 offered incense to commemorate late President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day.

Vietnam ends extreme poverty for millions of people

Vietnam ends extreme poverty for millions of people

(VOV) -Speaking at a recent consultation workshop in Hanoi regarding Vietnam’s fifth and final 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Progress Report, Vice Minister Nguyen The Phuong of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) praised the nation’s progress made to date.

Vietnam widely implements Beijing Declaration

Vietnam widely implements Beijing Declaration

(VOV) -The importance of continuously investing in gender equality to achieve progress for all was stressed at a national dialogue held on June 24 in Hanoi by Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the UN to mark the 20 year implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Vietnam.

Conference evaluates Vietnam’s economy over the past 30 years

Economic reforms aim to broaden choices for residents, said Vo Tri Thanh, Vice Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) at a conference evaluating achievements and challenges for the Vietnamese economy held in Hanoi on June 23.