Alarms on low fertility in urban areas Health

Alarms on low fertility in urban areas

Facts have shown that in disadvantaged areas, the fertility is high, in contrast, in urban areas, the birth rate is low, even far below the replacement level in some places.
Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam Society

Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam

Gender inequality at birth has increased in the northern province of Ha Nam in recent years, according to the provincial Office of Population and Family Planning.
Consultation workshop focuses on Population Strategy till 2030 Society

Consultation workshop focuses on Population Strategy till 2030

The General Office for Population and Family Planning under the Ministry of Health on December 20 held a consultation workshop on a Vietnamese Population Strategy until 2030, drawing representatives from ministries, sectors, localities, and international organisations.
Seminar discusses migration-related policies Society

Seminar discusses migration-related policies

The role of people-elected deputies in implementing migration-related policies and laws was the focus of a seminar held by the National Assembly’s Committee on Social Affairs and the United Nations Population Fund in Vietnam in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 18.
National census slated for April 2019 Society

National census slated for April 2019

The fifth national population and housing census in Vietnam will be conducted in April 2019, according to a decision issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening Health

HCM City takes lead in prenatal screening

Ho Chi Minh City recorded an average prenatal and newborn screening rate at over 80 percent on an annual basis since 2011, heard a meeting celebrating Vietnam's Population Day (Dec. 26) held in the city on December 20.