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.
Elder people receive better healthcare Health

Elder people receive better healthcare

More than 2.8 million elders across the country are receiving retirement pensions and social insurance benefits, while more than 1.5 million others benefit from monthly social allowance.
Aging population needs better care Society

Aging population needs better care

Vietnam should make proper preparations to take better care of the aging population that has been swelling up fast in recent years, according to health officials.
Environment

UNDP backs Vietnam’s environmental protection efforts

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to cooperate with the Government and people of Vietnam on sustainable development and green growth to ensure a more sustainable future for all, said Director Louis Chamberlain at a meeting held in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on June 5.
Vietnam obtains achievements in care for the elderly Health

Vietnam obtains achievements in care for the elderly

Vietnam has made remarkable progress in taking care of the elderly and actively implementing laws and policies in this field.

The successes were reported in a meeting in Hanoi on September 11, which aimed to review the state of elderly care during the first half of 2014.
Health

Art exchange features clear eyes for the elderly

An art programme aimed to help prevent eye diseases for the elderly will be held at the Friendship Palace in Hanoi on September 28, according to the Central Committee of the Vietnam Association of the Elderly (VAE).