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physical development

National conference addresses child, early marriage

Society

National conference addresses child, early marriage

Foreign experts and representatives from governmental agencies and local authorities gathered in Hanoi to discuss experiences, strategies and interventions and policy recommendations for Vietnam in a conference to address child and early marriage.

Vaccination key to achieving MDGs

Health

Vaccination key to achieving MDGs

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology's director, Nguyen Tran Hien, spoke to Suc khoe & Doi song (Health and Life) newspaper about the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation.

HCM City falls short on entertainment

Society

HCM City falls short on entertainment

Entertainment and recreational facilities for children in HCM City are unable to meet the increasing and diverse demands of children because they are hampered by funding and personnel shortages, officials say.

With the current situation, it was difficult to develop infrastructure and equipment for facilities catering to 1.7 million city children as well as 2.4 million teenagers, not to mention 600,000 disabled children, Nguyen Thanh Rum, director of the city's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said at seminar held by the city People's Council last week.

Vietnam attaches importance to sports

Society

Vietnam attaches importance to sports

The Vietnamese government attaches importance to the expansion of sports and considers it an important element for the physical development of the Vietnamese people, said Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem.