The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) under the Health Ministry launched the Micronutrient Day on December 1, with the aim of preventing micronutrient deficiencies.
The adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action will serve as a direction for the sustainable development of agriculture, food and nutrition security in Vietnam, Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Hoang Long has said.
Japan continues to provide over US$447,600 for the implementation of a project improving the nutrition of children and ensuring food security for the poorest residents in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
A manual book on care and nutrition support for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA) has been introduced to health workers to enable their better food counseling services to these people.
(VOV) - Chile’s Agricultural Research Institute (INIA) has supported Vietnam in growing quinoa, a grain-like crop noted for its edible seeds that contain high levels of nutrition.
(VOV) -The malnutrition rate among Vietnamese children under five years old has been reduced from 33% last year to 26.7% at present, according to the National Institute of Nutrition.
(VOV) - More than 50 percent of Vietnamese children lack vitamins A, B1, C, D and iron in their daily diets.
The Japanese government will provide more than US$400,000 in non-refundable aid for a project, aiming to help improve nutrition conditions for children in the poorest mountain district of Yen Bai province.
Nearly 300 delegates from health agencies, hospitals, and food and hygiene facilities gathered along with scientists at a seminar in Hanoi on October 27 to discuss the role and management of dietary supplements.
The volumes of meat, fish, eggs and milk consumed by Vietnamese people per capita have sharply increased over the past 10 years, according to a national survey.