Nation joins hands to support AO victims Society

Nation joins hands to support AO victims

An exchange highlighting the spirit of victims of Agent Orange/dioxin was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10 as part of activities nationwide to mark the 52nd anniversary of the first spraying of the toxic chemical by the US Army (1961-2013).
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Cultural festival boosts Vietnam-RoK ties

The first ever Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) cultural exchange festival in the Jeonnam-Gwangju region, about 500 km from Seoul, has taken place in Jeollanam-do province to connect Vietnamese people in the country as well as between them and local people.
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Vietnam takes care of children with disabilities

Vietnam has over 1.2 million disabled children, including those affected by the aftermaths of war, especially toxic chemicals, bombs, mines and explosive remnants. It poses a great challenge to the country in ensuring their rights and helping them integrate into society.
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Action Month for Children 2013 launched

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on June 1 to launch the Action Month for Children 2013 as part of Vietnam ’s efforts to raise public awareness of the care, education and protection of children.
Healthcare for veterans, AO victims Society

Healthcare for veterans, AO victims

The Vietnam Friendship Village has so far provided healthcare, rehabilitation, education and vocational training to nearly 600 children from 34 provinces and cities nationwide.
Pregnancy screening to detect signs of AO Health

Pregnancy screening to detect signs of AO

Prenatal diagnosis measures for Agent Orange/dioxin victims should receive more investment to minimise the number of babies born with deformities, experts said at a conference to tackle the issue in dioxin-contaminated hotspots on January 11.
Tet gifts reach the needy Society

Tet gifts reach the needy

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan presented Tet gifts to 200 policy beneficiary families and Agent Orange/dioxin victims during his working visit to the southern province of Bac Lieu on February 1.
Australian party delegation visits Vietnam Politics

Australian party delegation visits Vietnam

The Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) of Australia wishes to continue boosting cooperation with Vietnamese relevant agencies in the fight for justice for Agent Orange/dioxin victims, an official of the party has said.
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Detoxification-treated AO victims leave hospital

Twenty-four people from the central city of Da Nang, who have high dioxin concentrations in their blood, were discharged from Military Hospital 103 in Hanoi on October 11 after a month-long detoxification course.
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Photo exhibition on AO victims in HCM City

An exhibition of photographs depicting Agent Orange victims opened on August 1 at the War Remants Museum, supported by the Ho Chi Minh City Association for Agent Orange/dioxin victims.
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Vietnam honours OV community in France

A representative from the Vietnamese Embassy in France has presented the Ambassador’s Certificate of Merit to an Overseas Vietnamese association in France for its support to Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims in 2011.
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VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims

The “For Victims of Agent Orange” Fund of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on Jan. 11 presented Tet gifts to Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the central province of Thanh Hoa .