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Can Tho works to raise public awareness of air pollution

Can Tho works to raise public awareness of air pollution

Leading officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho met on January 16 with a delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam to discuss a campaign to raise awareness of the impact of air pollution on the climate and public health.

Gia Lai reviews “Helmet for children” project

Gia Lai reviews "Helmet for children" project

A workshop to review the effectiveness of the project “Helmet for children” in the academic year 2018-2019 was held in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on December 19.

Seminar updates firms on RoK plant quarantine regulations

Seminar updates firms on RoK plant quarantine regulations

A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 11 to help local businesses gain an insight into the Republic of Korea’s (RoK) regulations on plant protection product residues on farm produce exported to this market.

Vietnam seeks ways to reduce noise at airports

Vietnam seeks ways to reduce noise at airports

Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.

Hanoi mobilizes resources to improve the city’s air quality

Hanoi mobilizes resources to improve the city’s air quality

VOV.VN - The Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DONRE) of Hanoi in collaboration with the German Development Cooperation Agency GIZ and the Center for Living and Learning for Environment(Live & Learn) organized the workshop"Enhancing the engagement of stakeholders in air quality management of Hanoi" on November 27.

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to present the Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, for his contributions to Vietnam’s healthcare sector.

Vietnam to join smoke-free cities network

Vietnam to join smoke-free cities network

Vietnam will promote education on tobacco prevention at schools, propose a higher tax rate on cigarettes, raise serious reports on smoking-related diseases and impose strict punishments on violations in smoke-free areas.

US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

US institute lauds Vietnam’s elimination of lymphatic filariasis

Vietnam has got rid of lymphatic filariasis (LF) thanks to the Government’s drastic efforts and international support, stressed US RTI International - an independent and non-profit institute that provides research, development and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

A festival to raise public awareness of the importance of early diabetes prevention and control was organised in Hanoi on November 11 as part of activities in response to World Diabetes Day (November 14).

PM Phuc holds UN support for Vietnam in high regard

PM Phuc holds UN support for Vietnam in high regard

VOV.VN - Looking back on Vietnam-UN cooperation over the past four decades, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded UN agencies’ support, which has delivered practical benefits to Vietnam.

Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised

Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised

Two influenza vaccines IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which were successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.