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ASEAN prepares road map on nutrition priority actions

ASEAN

ASEAN prepares road map on nutrition priority actions

ASEAN member countries gathered for a consultation in collaboration with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 21-22 to finalise a road map of priority actions for the implementation of a nutrition component for food security, the Malaysian news agency Bernama reported.

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.

Vietnam vows to accelerate poverty reduction efforts

Society

Vietnam vows to accelerate poverty reduction efforts

The adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action will serve as a direction for the sustainable development of agriculture, food and nutrition security in Vietnam , Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Hoang Long has said.

Micronutrient Day launched in Dien Bien province

Health

Micronutrient Day launched in Dien Bien province

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) on May 23 launched the Vietnam Micronutrient Day (June 1) in the northwestern province of Dien Bien, aiming to promote the prevention of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.