New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN Health

New initiatives launched to end malaria in ASEAN

Two new initiatives to accelerate the elimination of malaria and improve health outcomes in the ASEAN region were announced in Hanoi on September 13 in the framework of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018.
Hanoi: 1,200 people to join yoga performance Society

Hanoi: 1,200 people to join yoga performance

As many as 1,200 people in the capital city of Hanoi will join a yoga protocol performance at the Indoor Athletics Palace in Nam Tu Liem district on July 16 in response to the International Day of Yoga, which falls on June 21.
RoK supports Quang Tri with social welfare programmes Society

RoK supports Quang Tri with social welfare programmes

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s medical organisation for peace (Medipeace) has sponsored over 1 million USD for the central province of Quang Tri to support children with disabilities to access rehabilitation and improve their lives in 2018-2020.
Central Highlands works to improve health care service Health

Central Highlands works to improve health care service

Promoting doctor training programmes, coupled with using preferential policies to attract doctors to work in remote localities are part of efforts made by the Central Highlands provinces to improve health care in the region, according to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands.
Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly Health

Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly

Vietnam is advised to quickly develop the model of family doctors, as well as improve the capability of hospitals and medical centres that specialise in taking care of the elderly, in order to meet increasing demand from senior citizens.
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.
AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development Business

AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development

Vietnam proposed a resolution on strengthening intra-regional cooperation to build an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) of equal development and inclusive growth at the second plenary session of the 38th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly in the Philippines on September 19.