Sweden honours Vietnamese midwife Health

Sweden honours Vietnamese midwife

Phan Thi Hanh, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Association of Midwives, has become the first Vietnamese winner of the Midwives4all award, a global initiative by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Tourists recovering after accident in Laos

All eight people injured in an accident in Viengthong district in the Lao province of Bolikhamsai are recovering after three days under treatment at hospitals in the central province of Nghe An.
Vietnam ensures better nursing, midwifery Health

Vietnam ensures better nursing, midwifery

The National Action Programme for Nursing and Midwifery for the 2013 – 2020 period has manifested the Vietnamese Government’s strong commitment to accelerate the progress of fulfilling millennium development goals, especially saving maternal and new-born lives.
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.
Health

Better midwives can save lives

Professional midwifery services during pregnancy and childbirth are critical to lowering the mortality rate of women and babies, a conference heard on Nov. 10.