New partnership to improve Vietnam’s civil registration Society

New partnership to improve Vietnam’s civil registration

A new partnership was signed on July 17 between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam and Vital Strategies as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative to improve Vietnam’s civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS).
Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050 Society

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050

Vietnam will become a “super-aging” country by 2050, however, the country is not prepared to adapt to the rapid pace of aging and provide good care for the growing elderly population, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.
Forum raises public awareness of ageing population Society

Forum raises public awareness of ageing population

Society should have a more positive look at ageing population, and work to turn its challenges into opportunities as well as enhance the understanding of momentum of an aging society, heard a forum in Hanoi on September 30.
Alarms on low fertility in urban areas Health

Alarms on low fertility in urban areas

Facts have shown that in disadvantaged areas, the fertility is high, in contrast, in urban areas, the birth rate is low, even far below the replacement level in some places.
Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth Society

Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth

A ceremony was held in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on October 9 in response to International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), focusing on the theme of no sex discrimination and no selection of unborn babies.
Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development Society

Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development

Vietnam’s family planning has contributed greatly to the country’s hunger elimination and poverty reduction, fostering its socio-economic development, improving living conditions of local people and helping to fulfill the millennium and sustainable development goals, said a local official.