Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces Society

Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces

Politburo member and Chairwoman of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai on November 10 attended the great national unity festival in Dong Song hamlet, Kien Thanh commune, Tran Yen district, the northern province of Yen Bai.
Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction Society

Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction

Eighty-four Vietnamese children with severe urological birth defects and rare urological conditions in HCM City, Da Nang and Hanoi are receiving free genital surgeries this month under the Thien Nhan & Friends - Child Genital Reconstruction Surgery Vietnam programme.
US doctor provides free surgery for Vietnamese children Society

US doctor provides free surgery for Vietnamese children

Doctor McKay McKinnon, a US expert in reconstructive, orthopaedic and maxilla-facial surgery, has returned to Vietnam to offer free surgery for Vietnamese children suffering from serious diseases such as neuroblastoma, brain hemangioma, vascular and eye malformations.
Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF Health

Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF

One in every three Vietnamese children under the age of five is either malnourished or overweight as a result of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, heard a ceremony in Hanoi on October 16 to release the UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2019 report.
Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam Society

WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
Vietnamese, Cuban news agencies seek stronger partnership Society

Vietnamese, Cuban news agencies seek stronger partnership

General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi and President of the Prensa Latina (PL) news agency of Cuba Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta held talks in Hanoi on September 10 to review outcomes of the bilateral cooperation and discuss measures to strengthen their partnership in the future.
5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research Society

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.
A Japanese friend of Vietnamese children Society

A Japanese friend of Vietnamese children

Artist Nagano Hideko, famous Japanese author of children’s picture books, is loved by Vietnamese children for her interesting picture books and her talks full of laughter.