Cashew industry faces huge challenges Business

Cashew industry faces huge challenges

Vietnam exported over 206,000 tonnes of cashew nuts worth 1.19 billion USD in the first five months of 2022, down 7.81% in volume and 6.81% in value, the Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) reported.
Challenges remain in prevention and control of tobacco harms: expert Health

Challenges remain in prevention and control of tobacco harms: expert

A drop has been reported in the number of male adult smokers, but the ratio of e-cigarette smokers among adolescents is rising in Vietnam, according to Associate Professor Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment, and Director of the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund (VNTCF).
Dual challenges on child nutrition: underweight and obesity Society

Dual challenges on child nutrition: underweight and obesity

After 10 years implementing the National Strategy on Nutrition (2011-2020), Vietnam is still facing a lot of problems such as a rapid increase in childhood obesity, a big gap in malnutrition between regions and a high percentage of children with micronutrient deficiencies. Vietnam is facing dual problems of child nutrition: deficient and redundant in nutrients.