Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population Society

Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank (WB) on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.
Changes needed in health sector: experts Health

Changes needed in health sector: experts

Global trends in health policies and practical access in the context of the rapidly aging population were topics of discussion at a forum on health care on November 13 in Hanoi.
HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening Health

HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening

Ho Chi Minh City recorded an average prenatal and newborn screening rate at over 80 percent on an annual basis since 2011, heard a meeting celebrating Vietnam's Population Day (Dec. 26) held in the city on December 20.
Vietnam prepares to support aging population Society

Vietnam prepares to support aging population

Vietnam is among the countries with the fastest aging rate in the world, which has widespread and long-term impacts on the country, requiring comprehensive proactive policies for the elderly.
Focus of population policy needs to shift Society

Focus of population policy needs to shift

Population quality increased remarkably as the infant mortality rate for children aged under 5 years old and the fatality rate for mothers reduced, while average life expectancy rate started to rise.