Yen Bai reviews child protection Society

Yen Bai reviews child protection

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 27 held a workshop to review the implementation of the project “Ending Violence against Children” (EVAC) which was launched in the province in 2016 for the period until 2020.
Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system Health

Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system

The Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment and the Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre of Japan on September 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in developing antimicrobial monitoring system in Vietnam.
Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat Health

Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat

The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Health Ministry, the US Embassy and several international organisations held a seminar in Hanoi on August 30 to discuss the private sector’s participation in Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme.
More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis Health

More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis

Delegates at a conference in Hanoi on August 15 discussed measures to complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment facilities in 15 provinces that have yet to build special hospitals for this disease.
Vietnam sees just 2 percent decrease in smokers after 6 years Society

Vietnam sees just 2 percent decrease in smokers after 6 years

Vietnam has seen a marginal 2 percent decline in the number of cigarette smokers since the Law on Tobacco Harm Prevention and Control took effects six years ago, heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 to seek measures to improve the efficiency of the law’s implementation.
Hanoi sees progress in HIV control Health

Hanoi sees progress in HIV control

Hanoi has seen improvements in three criteria for HIV control, including the number of people newly diagnosed with HIV, the number of HIV-infected people transferring to AIDS stage, and the number of people who have died of HIV/AIDS over the past decade.
Thai King grants royal pardons for prisoners World

Thai King grants royal pardons for prisoners

On the occasion of his coronation, Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has granted a royal pardon that declares amnesty or reduces sentence for prisoners, giving them a chance to become good citizens.