Vietnam takes move to curb obesity Society

Vietnam takes move to curb obesity

Vietnam's Ministry of Health has issued its first specialised guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of obesity in response to the increasing obesity rate in the last decade.
Dual challenges on child nutrition: underweight and obesity Society

Dual challenges on child nutrition: underweight and obesity

After 10 years implementing the National Strategy on Nutrition (2011-2020), Vietnam is still facing a lot of problems such as a rapid increase in childhood obesity, a big gap in malnutrition between regions and a high percentage of children with micronutrient deficiencies. Vietnam is facing dual problems of child nutrition: deficient and redundant in nutrients.
Vietnam faces triple burden of nutrition: National survey Society

Vietnam faces triple burden of nutrition: National survey

"Vietnam is facing a triple burden of nutrition, including stunting, overweight, obesity and micronutrient deficiency,” Rana Flowers, UNICEF and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN representative in Vietnam, told a conference held in Hanoi on April 15 for the release of the main findings of the National General Nutrition Survey for 2019 – 2020.
Double burden of malnutrition in Vietnam Videos

Double burden of malnutrition in Vietnam

Vietnam faces the double burden of malnutrition, namely the coexistence of under-nutrition along with overweight and obesity. Expert say without efforts to raise awareness about the role of nutrition,
Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases Health

Vietnam moves to control non-communicable diseases

Diagnosis and management of outpatient treatment of non-communicable diseases like hypertension at commune-level health stations will be the focus of the Project on Strengthening Management of Hypertension and Diabetes at Commune Health Station and Communication on Salt Use Reduction.
Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists Health

Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

When it comes to food policy, Vietnam faces a double health burden: The country has seen a rising number of children with obesity in urban areas, while the number of malnourished children remains high.