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.
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.
VOV.VN - With major achievements in gender equality, Vietnam has been considered by the UN a highlight in implementing Millennium Development Goals.
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.
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.
Vietnam’s international integration in the next five years will be on a much higher level than it is at present, Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son said at a roundtable in Hanoi on June 17.
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 has made remarkable progress in ensuring social security during its Doi Moi (renewal) process thanks to the sound leadership of the Party and State.
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.
(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.
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 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.
(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.
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.
Vietnam still has a lot to do to improve the well-being of children and woman and achieve its Millennium Development Goals, a new survey has found.
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.
(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.
(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.
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.