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Domestic violence prevention network launched

Domestic violence prevention network launched

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on December 10 jointly launched a domestic violence prevention and control network.

UNFPA announces 2013 report on world population

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee jointly held a ceremony on November 4 in Hanoi to announce the 2013 report on the state of world population.

A big challenge to elderly care services

A big challenge to elderly care services

(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.

Actions called to protect girls

Actions called to protect girls

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam held a seminar in Hanoi on September 27 highlighting the necessity of joint actions to protect girls.

Men called to ensure gender balance

International and domestic experts have sought for men’s broader involvement in dealing with gender imbalance at birth as it has become a burning issue in the country’s family planning work.

UNFPA supports training for village-based health workers

(VOV) -The Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on April 23 launched Circular No. 7 defining the criteria, responsibilities and duties of village-based health workers, including ethnic minority midwives.

Vietnam supports family planning measures

Vietnam supports family planning measures

More than 200 million women in the world's poorest countries including Vietnam, especially the young or socially disadvantaged, do not have access to family planning services and information, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 16.

UNFPA officials honoured

UN Population Fund’s Chief Representative in Hanoi Bruce Campbell and Vice Chief Representative Mandeep K. O’Brien were presented with insignias “For the Cause of Culture, Sport and Tourism” at a ceremony in Hanoi on November 9.

UNFPA aids reproductive healthcare strategy

UNFPA aids reproductive healthcare strategy

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has pledged continued support to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to implement the national strategy on population and reproductive health care for the 2011-2020 period.

US$6 million for improving statistics quality

US$6 million for improving statistics quality

The project to “support Vietnam Statistical Development in 2011-2020 and utilize population information to develop planning and programming” (VNM8P01) was launched in Hanoi on September 17.

Nation responds to domestic violence

Nation responds to domestic violence

A project on development of a national response to domestic violence was signed and launched in Hanoi on August 24 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

UNFPA supports youth development strategy

UNFPA supports youth development strategy

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed-off on a new project in Hanoi on August 22 to support the national youth development strategy.