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Ethnic minority kids malnourished

Society

Ethnic minority kids malnourished

The health of children in Vietnam has recorded considerable improvements in recent years. However, kids in remote areas with a high concentration of ethnic minority groups continue to lag behind.

Childhood obesity on the rise

Health

Childhood obesity on the rise

The proportion of malnourished children is reducing remarkably but the ratio of childhood obesity is on the rise, according to the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.

Vietnam makes progress in combating micronutrient deficiency

Health

Vietnam makes progress in combating micronutrient deficiency

Vietnam has made great progress in addressing micronutrient deficiency over the past years, but there is still a long road ahead for the country to catch up with regional countries, according to the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) under the Ministry of Health.

Slight reduction in malnourished children

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Slight reduction in malnourished children

The number of Vietnamese children under five-years-old suffering from acute and chronic malnutrition in 2014 has reduced slightly from 2013, revealed Vietnam ’s National Institute of Nutrition on February 2.