Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 3 Good health and well-being

Vietnam prioritises improving medical services at grassroots level

The Vietnamese Government prioritises resources to improve capacity of the grassroots-level clinics towards universal healthcare coverage and realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.Attending the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva on May 21, ...

EU-funded programme helps improve Vietnam’s health sector

A budget support programme for Vietnam’s health sector funded by the European Union (EU) was reviewed in a ceremony held by the Ministry of Health (MoH)  in Hanoi on May 8. Speaking at the event, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien highlighted the significant outcomes of ...

Pacific Partnership programme 2019 opens

The Pacific Partnership programme 2019 (PP19) kicked off in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province, on May 6.PP19 is taking place in Phu Yen province from May 6 to 18, with 117 activities, such as medical examinations and treatment for local people, professional exchanges in ...

Hanoi launches U=U campaign to control HIV/AIDS cases

The Undetectable=Untransmittable or K=K (Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen) campaign was launched in Hanoi on May 3, with a training course on communications work for the campaign.The communications work will focus on helping healthcare staff to understand the campaign so to enable them to support ...

Vietnam to teach good touch, bad touch in elementary school

The Ministry of Education and Training has made teaching prevention of sexual abuse mandatory in elementary schools across the country starting this year, with illustrated manuals added to the list of basic teaching equipment for first grade.The changes come in response to increasing awareness of ...

Nhung Nguyen

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Under the strategy, the Ministry of Health aims to follow three stages – malaria control, elimination ...

Foreign doctors learn from Vietnamese

While previously many Vietnamese doctors lacked the expertise in comparison with foreign ones, nowadays Vietnamese medicine impresses the world with three branches including in vitro fertilization, cardiology, and endoscopy, with foreign doctors coming to Vietnam to learn about these procedures.Vietnamese techniques usually stand out thanks to ...

Agreement signed targeting to improve nutritional status for Vietnamese children

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Amway Vietnam on April 23 signed a cooperation agreement on the continuous implementation of a project aimed at improving nutrition for children under five in Vietnam during 2019-2020.Officially launched in 2014, Nutrilite Power of 5 is a social programme ...

Vietnam vows to join int’l efforts in ending sexual violence during conflict

Vietnam will work closely with the international community in preventing and stamping out sexual violence during conflicts, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN). The ambassador made the affirmation at a high-level open dialogue on sexual violence in ...

Cancer killed over 300 Vietnamese every day in 2018: study

Almost 115,000 Vietnamese died of cancer last year, or over 300 a day, and the number of new cases is on the rise. Tran Van Thuan, director of Hanoi’s K Hospital, one of the biggest in Vietnam and specializing in cancer treatment, announced the figures collected ...

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