Workshop discusses elderly care in Vietnam Health

Workshop discusses elderly care in Vietnam

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in coordination with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), on May 31 organised a workshop in Da Nang city to review the pilot implementation of an integrated elderly care model and orientation to building an ecosystem of this work in Vietnam.
Nursing home market nascent in Vietnam: Savills Business

Nursing home market nascent in Vietnam: Savills

Demand for “housing with care” – a range of residential formats (which often provide care services) for older people – is increasing, but the market remains almost untouched in Vietnam, according to property consultancy Savills Vietnam.
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.
HCM City lacks elderly care facilities Society

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

An ageing population is posing mounting challenges to providing care for elderly people in Vietnam. However, in a country where most families look after old parents in their own homes, the idea of a ‘nursing home’ or geriatric centre remains an alien concept.
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.