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Vietnam promotes efforts to realise SDGs

Society

Vietnam promotes efforts to realise SDGs

Vietnam has launched a series of action plans to realise the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs), according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.

Vietnam presents Voluntary National Review on SDGs fulfillment

Politics

Vietnam presents Voluntary National Review on SDGs fulfillment

Vietnam’s progress in implementing 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) was featured in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) delivered to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 16.

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Health

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Society

Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30.

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Health

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.