The poor

Poverty policy and regulation

Gov’t announces new multidimensional poverty line for 2022-2025

The Government has issued Resolution No. 07/2021/ND-CP on multidimensional poverty line for 2022-2025 period.Norms for measuring multidimensional poverty line for 2021 remain unchanged as the Government extends the implementation of Decision No. 59/2015/QD-TTg dated November 19, 2015 on multidimensional poverty line for 2016-2020 period.Under the ...

Quang Minh

3,000 children in Nghe An get free heart examination

Over 3,000 children under 16 years old in Nghe An Province will be given free heart disease screening under Trai Tim Cho Em (Healthy heart operation) programme from June 6 to 9. Children with a record of congenital heart diseases have been given a re-check. Children ...

Vietnam to host int’l workshop on management of marine debris

Regional cooperation to preserve the marine environment and ensure sustainable fisheries management and food security in the ASEAN region will be the focus of discussion at an international workshop to be held in Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa from May 13-15.The ...

Migration and poverty in big cities

Multidimensional poverty is a well-used concept in identifying multiple types of deprivation, including health, education, and living standards. In Vietnam, migrants flocking to big cities, with dreams of making a better life for themselves and their family, are also vulnerable to multidimensional poverty.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Poor ethnic households equal 52.7 per cent of VN’s total

The number of poor ethnic minority households accounts for 52.7 per cent of Vietnam’s total poor households, though the country has a total of 13.4 million ethnic minority people, accounting for 14.6% of the country’s total population. Keep reading   ...

Phan Thao

PM approves project on sustainable poverty reduction

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project on assisting hamlets and villages in border, mountainous, coastal, and island areas with new-style rural area building and sustainable poverty reduction for the 2018-2020 period. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam makes progress in human development, poverty reduction

Vietnam can be proud to have helped 6 million people escape poverty from 2012 to 2016 under national multidimensional poverty standards, according to Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen. Keep reading ...

New Hanoi Reporter

Poverty reducing in Vietnam but not ‘steadily’: minister

Vietnam’s poverty rate is dropping, but there is a high rate of people falling back into poverty, a government minister has said. Speaking at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee Monday, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said there ...

Viet Tuan

Screening needed to reduce birth defects in VN

Every 13 minutes a child is born with congenital anomalies in Vietnam, putting a burden on their families and the health sector as well as affecting the quality of the population.Screening and diagnosis of prenatal and neonatal diseases to provide timely intervention in the fetal ...

Poverty alleviation work reviewed

At least 10 per cent of investment capital in rural areas should be spent on improving clean water supplies. The idea was proposed yesterday at a working session between National Assembly Social Affairs Committee, Government’s Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee and ministries of planning, investment, agriculture and rural ...

VNS Reporter

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Vietnam? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Vietnam website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Vietnam website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Vietnam will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

bL66Z
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!