Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a National Action Programme on Zero Hunger, aiming to ensure enough food and nutrition for all citizens.
Nearly a year after starting a programme to train rural women in nutrition, taking care of themselves and their families, and gradually improving their income, Nestle Vietnam plans to expand it to more localities.
A contest has been launched for children aged five to 12 to paint their favourite food and meals.
More than 10,000 students in 12 primary schools in the south-eastern province of Binh Duong attended a programme on nutrition education and physical development which ended on October 2.
The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalised patients in Vietnam remains high, ranging from 20-50 percent as many hospitals fail to pay appropriate attention to ensuring nutrition for inpatients, health officials said.
A project funded by the Spanish Government on integrating nutrition and food security for children and vulnerable groups in Vietnam was reviewed at a workshop in Hanoi on June 29.
On May 25, Ajinomoto Vietnam officially opened its new office at the Artemis building at 3 Le Trong Tan street in Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Rice has long been one of Vietnam’s most competitive agricultural products in the global market. But reform is urgently needed for sustainable rice production as the international integration process is posing numerous challenges to the sector.
Long-term use of oral nutritional supplement helps children at risk of undernourishment catch up growth after 9 weeks; impacts nutritional adequacy, dietary diversity, health outcomes and longitudinal growth.
The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has carried out a project on enhancing nutrition for mothers and children in a bid to improve the population quality, particularly among ethnic minority groups.
VOV.VN - Vinamilk in collaboration with the Vietnam Paediatric Association organized a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14 to discuss aprogram aimed at improving the brain function and memory of young children.
The Ministry of Health and the US-based Abbott Company on September 21 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in two projects to improve the quality of clinical nutrition at hospitals and among pregnant and nursing women.
Mothers having under 2 year-old children in rural areas in the northern mountainous provinces of Thai Nguyen and Bac Giang have benefited from a nutrition communications project launched by the National Institute of Nutrition under the Ministry of Health from April 2014 to March 2017.
A set of 40 standardised menus, which are both nutritious and delicious, have been created to ensure the good health and stature of primary students in Danang, Haiphong and Hanoi cities.
Nutrition experts in Vietnam say an unbalanced diet of excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people.
Malnutrition has greatly contributed to Vietnamese people’s shortness compared with other countries in Asia and Europe, according to the National Institute of Nutrition.
Most Vietnamese people don't pay attention to nutrition, says Nguyen Thi Lam, the deputy director of the National Institute of Nutrition.
The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) on May 25 launched the National Micro-nutrient Day at Binh Yen A Kindergarten in Thach That District in Hanoi.
UNICEF aims to assure 50% of children around the world are breastfed exclusively in their first six months, but Vietnam has only reached 17%, an Asia-Pacific UNICEF representative said at a recent conference on nutrition in Hanoi.
Asian leaders and parliamentarians gathered at a conference in Hanoi on April 2 to recognise the vital role of parliamentarian leaders in advancing child nutrition and development.