It is time for Vietnam to shift its focus to incorporating population factors into development strategies, an official told a workshop in Hanoi on July 14.
Vietnam has made a number of achievements after 12 years of implementing the Population Ordinance including reducing the birth rate to 17.2 (per 1,000 people) from 19.9 in 1999, said a senior National Assembly official.
The Vietnamese Government looks to achieve 75% health insurance coverage in 2015 and 80% by 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on March 4.
(VOV) - By April 1, 2014, Vietnam’s total population was estimated at 90,493,352, including 44,618,668 male (49.3%) and 45,874,684 female (50.7%).
The Ministry of Construction and a UN agency have taken the first steps to establishing a City Prosperity Index for Vietnam.
A cooperation programme was launched between the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) at an official ceremony in Hanoi on October 9 to promote gender equality and control sex imbalances at birth during the 2014-2020 period.
As much as 5.42% of the total population, suffers from diabetes, according to a study conducted with more than 11,000 respondents between the age of 30-69 as part of the 2012 National Diabetes Prevention Project.
(VOV) - Vietnam will have to face with an astonishing redundancy of 2.3 to 4.3 million men unable to find wives to get married as gender imbalance in the sex ratio at birth increased from 106.2 boys /100 girls in 2000 to 113.8 boys/100 girls in 2013.
(VOV) -The General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP) forecasts Vietnam’s population will number 91.3 million in 2015, below the targeted maximum 93 million.
HCM City's Population and Family Planning Division will focus on programmes for elderly people's welfare in the year to come.
(VOV) - Hanoi launched The National Action Month on Population campaign on December 4, with the theme “An Ageing population-Challenges in looking after the elderly.”
(VOV) - A music programme entitled “90 million hearts love Vietnam” was held at Hanoi Opera House on November 2 marking the event of the country’s 90 million people.
(VOV) -The General Office for Population Family Planning expects Vietnam will grow beyond 90 million citizens on November 1.
(VOV) - Rapid population aging is posing a big challenge to Vietnam’s social security system, especially when Vietnamese people’s incomes remain low and medical services have yet to meet the elderly’s needs.
(VOV) - Vietnamese people's life expectancy increased considerably for the past decade, from 69 in 2002 to more than 73 in 2012.
(VOV) -Many Japanese businesses have expressed keen interest in the long term potential of Vietnam’s real estate market.
The gender imbalance among newborns in Vietnam in the first half of this year has been significantly narrowed with 110.9 boys born per 100 girls, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP).
(VOV) - Vietnam is expected to grow by almost 6 percent over the next 25 years, making it the world’s third fastest developing economy, according to Ernst & Young’s latest report on rapid growth markets (RGMs).
Vietnam aims to increase the number of people using mobile phone services to 90 percent of its population by 2015 and 95 percent by 2020.
Policymakers will benefit from a four-year project to increase their capacity in the fields of population, reproductive health, and gender equality.