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.
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.
Vietnam hosts Colombo Plan’s meeting on gender equality Society

Vietnam hosts Colombo Plan’s meeting on gender equality

The 46th Consultative Committee Meeting of the Colombo Plan (CCM46) kicked off in Hanoi on October 30. This is the first time Vietnam has hosted the Colombo Plan’s important session, which this year is being held to focus on gender equality.
Hanoi sets up centre for disease control Health

Hanoi sets up centre for disease control

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has approved the establishment of a centre for disease control based on the restructuring of the Centre for Preventive Medicine in Hanoi.
Gender violence should become focus of media Society

Gender violence should become focus of media

Gender violence should receive more media coverage to ensure women and children are brave enough to speak up to prevent domestic violence, said Truong Quang Hong, a gender expert from Care International in Vietnam.
Students’ mental health needs more attention Health

Students’ mental health needs more attention

About 80 percent of students have problems that they want to share with others and want a private space in the school to seek help and talk about their problems, according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s surveys conducted in Hanoi and Hai Duong.
Kon Tum midwife changes minds, saves lives Health

Kon Tum midwife changes minds, saves lives

Y Ngoc from Dak Sao commune in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum’s Tu Mo Rong district is determined to make a difference in reproductive healthcare for women in her vilage.