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Vietnam vows to accelerate poverty reduction efforts

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 helps improve nutrition for Vietnamese children

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.

Nutrition manual for HIV/AIDS carriers published

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.

Chile helps Vietnam grow Quinoa crop

Chile helps Vietnam grow Quinoa crop

(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.

Child malnutrition rate falls significantly

Child malnutrition rate falls significantly

(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.

Japan helps improve nutrition for mountainous children

Japan helps improve nutrition for mountainous children

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.

Hanoi seminar discusses dietary supplements

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.

Vietnamese eat much more meat over 10 years

Vietnamese eat much more meat over 10 years

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.