(VOV) -A senior population official has suggested stamping all condoms imported into Vietnam to ensure they are safe with users.
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.
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.
(VOV) -Vietnam is entering a period known as ‘golden population structure’ providing the country with a unique socio-economic development opportunity, told an international workshop in Hanoi on October 16.
(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.
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.
(VOV) -The number of elderly people in Vietnam is growing fast, making up 10.2% of the country’s total population.
(VOV) - Vietnamese people's life expectancy increased considerably for the past decade, from 69 in 2002 to more than 73 in 2012.
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.
(VOV) - Adolescent abortion accounts for 20% of total abortion and one-third of Vietnamese youth have yet to access information on contraceptive methods.
(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.
(VOV) -Vietnam has lost 3 percent of its GDP as the result of the involuntary exclusion of persons with disabilities from the labour market.
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.
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.
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.
Ageing population is posing challenges for Vietnam, say experts at a seminar on the elderly in the country.
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.
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).
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.
Policymakers will benefit from a four-year project to increase their capacity in the fields of population, reproductive health, and gender equality.