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JICA helps improve maternal, child health in Hoa Binh

Health

JICA helps improve maternal, child health in Hoa Binh

More than 28,000 pregnant women and mothers of under one-year-old children in the northern province of Hoa Binh received Maternal and Child Health handbooks in 2012 under a project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

New circular reduces maternal mortality rate

Health

New circular reduces maternal mortality rate

The Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on April 23 launched Circular No. 7, which defines the criteria, responsibilities and duties of village-based health workers, including ethnic minority midwifes.

No H7N9 virus found in Vietnam

Health

No H7N9 virus found in Vietnam

No positive samples of avian influenza H7N9 virus have been found in poultry in Vietnam, an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural said on April 16.

VNA honours Vietnamese doctors

Society

VNA honours Vietnamese doctors

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on Feb. 26 organised an exchange programme to celebrate the 58th anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (Feb. 27, 1955 - Feb. 27, 2013).

Vietnam supports family planning measures

Society

Vietnam supports family planning measures

More than 200 million women in the world's poorest countries including Vietnam, especially the young or socially disadvantaged, did not have access to family planning services and information, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 16.