• Ninh Thuan: Maternal and child healthcare services improved

    Deputy Health Minister Tran Chi Liem and UNICEF chief representative Jesper Morch have led a working team to southern coastal Ninh Thuan province to supervise the operation of UN-funded children and reproductive healthcare projects in the province.
  • UN and Ministry of Health appeal for investment in women’s health

    The Ministry of Health and United Nations in Vietnam vowed to continue investment in women’s health and ensure continued progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals despite the recent global economic crisis, in an appeal at a press briefing today
  • Training for Management Board of Happy Family Clubs

    In order to heighten knowledge and skills for the Management Board of Happy Family Clubs, the WU of Bac Ninh organized training for 140 Management Board members of Happy Family Clubs in the province

  • Thanh Hoa Women’s Union increases care, consultancy and support for people with HIV/AIDS

    A training course on increasing care, consultancy and support for people with HIV/AIDS and anti-HIV/AIDS activities has just been held by the Thanh Hoa Provincial Women’s Union for 70 volunteers and information providers from districts of Tho Xuan and Ngoc Lac, Bim Son town and Thanh Hoa city and staff from the provincial Women’s Union.

  • Overseas Vietnamese helps to upgrade family health service

    With the help of woman doctor Bui Kim Hai, a Belgian of Vietnamese origin, many programmes focusing on public health in Vietnam have been sponsored by the Belgian government and free check-ups provided by US doctors in Ho Chi Minh City and other localities.

  • Government works to fight super flu

    Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the Ministry of Health to prepare enough materials, equipment and means of transport to cope with a super flu outbreak.

  • New partnership aims to optimize development assistance for health

    Ha Noi, 23 April 2009 - Last week the newly formed Health Partnership Group, led by the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam and including UNICEF, WHO, UNFPA and UNAIDS as well as other development partners, held their first meeting and adopted a joint Statement of Intent to guide their work together. The Statement aims to make development assistance for health more efficient and effective, and contribute to the achievement of Viet Nam’s health development goals.

  • Vietnamese girls put on the pounds

    The beauty of Vietnamese girls is legendary. The image of charming girls riding bicycles along streets with long black hair falling over slender shoulders is engraved in many memories.
  • Vietnam signs up for WHO’s ‘Save lives: Clean Your Hands’ campaign

    The Ministry of Health signed a pledge with the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 20 to take part in the First Global Patient Safety Challenge titled “Save lives: Clean Your Hands.”
  • Towards universal healthcare

    Nation’s healthcare system still has a long ways to go, says World Bank conference.