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USAID keen to include private sector in HIV-related market
31/10/2014 | 18:44:57
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a programme to stimulate a market for HIV-related goods and services with the involvement of the private sector in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.
At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.

Ho Chi Minh City intensifies Ebola prevention efforts
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has instructed relevant sectors to continue to keep a close watch on the Ebola epidemic situation in West Africa and put response measures in place.
Experts urge for fairer health system in Vietnam
16/10/2013 | 16:20:16
To reduce health unfairness in the country, more attention should be paid to reforming the health system, improving the quality of healthcare services, applying cost-effect healthcare interventions and conducting further research on health equity, recommended experts during a conference in Hanoi on October 15.
UNICEF fundraises to prevent Vietnam child deaths
12/10/2013 | 18:06:05
The United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) will hold the UNICEF ZERO awards at the InterContinental Asian Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5 to raise funds to reduce the preventable deaths of children to zero.
Asia-Pacific leaders form alliance to combat malaria
11/10/2013 | 16:15:39
Leaders at the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Brunei on October 11 endorsed the creation of an Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) to unite countries and promote regional political leadership and collaboration against the disease.
Conference boosts PPP cooperation in infectious disease prevention
11/10/2013 | 11:19:23
Delegates discussed ways to help businesses approach Vietnam’s policies related to public-private partnership (PPP) cooperation in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria prevention at a conference in Hanoi on October 10.
RoK university helps improve health care in Quang Nam
11/10/2013 | 11:18:21
Yonsei University from the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 10 donated medical equipment worth over 3.5 billion VND (164,500 USD) to the Quang Nam Paediatrics Hospital in the central province of the same name.
VN-US trade to approach 35 bln USD
Trade between Vietnam and the US continues to expand in spite of domestic and int'l economic difficulties.
HAGL football team win U21 trophy
The Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal-JMG won the U21 trophy after crushing Thailand 3-0.
PM wraps up India visit
PM Nguyen Tan Dung left New Delhi on October 28, concluding his official visit to India.
PM’s India visit to improve strategic partnership
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to India from Oct. 27-29 aims to carry bilateral strategic partnership forward.
Second Asian Para Games wraps up
The 2nd Asian Para Games ended in the RoK on Oct. 24, with Vietnam ranking tenth in the medal table.
October sees record low CPI growth
The CPI in October rose slightly by 0.11 percent compared to September.
Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
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