Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 3 Good health and well-being

Drastic measures needed to encourage workers to join social and health insurance

Many businesses have scaled down production and reduced their workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a decrease in the number of those participating in social and health insurance, as well as an increase in unpaid social security debts, experts have said.Vietnam Social Security and local social ...

Review of support policies for Coronavirus-affected businesses and people

The Government has put forward policy proposals and issued a number of policies in support of businesses and people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.On April 8, the Government promulgated Resolution No. 41/2020/ND-CP on deferral of payment of taxes and land rental, which took place on the same ...

Quang Minh

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the ...

Charity movement launched on iNhandao platform

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the programme “Connecting millions of hearts” in Hanoi on October 1 to launch a charity movement on the iNhandao platform and debut digital platforms in education, health care and culture. The event was part of the project on ...

Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training

Few employers are engaged in the links among the Government, job trainers, employers and trainees’ families due to the lack of a binding mechanism, vice director of Hanoi’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Nhan said.With improved budgets for education, many families ...

Blending welfare into pursuit of prosperity

In its efforts to become a more affluent nation by 2035, Vietnam has made significant improvements in improving its Human Capital Index.Vietnam is experiencing rapid demographic and social change. Today, 70 percent of the population is under 35 years of age, with a life expectancy ...

Thanh Thu

Vietnam among top 4 countries in treating HIV/AIDS: official

Vietnam is one of four countries with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world along with Germany, the U.K. and Switzerland, Acting Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said. Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the ...

Hoang Phong

Bridging the gap, from policies to implementation, who should benefit from government COVID relief packages?

Việt Nam has done remarkably well in regard to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic saving many lives; and mitigated the damage on macroeconomics level. Furthermore, the Government of Việt Nam has issued the Resolution No. 42/NQ-CP dated 09 April 2020 and Decision No. 15/2020/QD-TTg dated April ...

Babeth Ngoc Han Lefur

WB report outlines increase in Vietnam's human capital index 2020

Vietnam’s human capital index 2020 is higher than average for the East Asia & Pacific region and lower-middle income countries, although the stunted rate among children reached up to 25%, according to the World Bank.This information comes following the release of the World Bank’s 2020 ...

Vietnam scores average in global social performance index

Vietnam achieved an average score in 2020 Social Progress Index, finishing 88th out of 163 global economies. The nation earned a total score of 68.85 out of 100, above the global average of 64.24, according to the index released last week by Washington-based nonprofit Social ...

Dang Khoa

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