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Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

When it comes to food policy, Vietnam faces a double health burden: The country has seen a rising number of children with obesity in urban areas, while the number of malnourished children remains high.

Vitamin A, iron distribution to highlight micro-nutrients

Vitamin A, iron distribution to highlight micro-nutrients

More than 5 million under five-year-old children and 600,000 mothers who have given birth in the last month are provided with vitamin A capsules and iron capsules to prevent nutrient deficiency on Micro-Nutrient Day on June 1-2.