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Vietnam congratulated on remarkable progress for children

Country Director of Save the Children in Vietnam, Dragana Strinic has congratulated the remarkable progress Vietnam has made for its children over the past two decades. Speaking at a meeting held in Hanoi on July 30 to launch the 2019 Global Childhood Report, she stressed that ...

Vietnam targets vaccination rate of 95 percent for under-1-year-old children

The health sector aims to have over 95 percent of under-one-year-old children nationwide fully vaccinated in the expanded national immunization programme by 2020, said Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Dang Duc Anh. The programme will continue to support disadvantaged localities to increase ...

Nguyễn Bích Thủy

Industrial zones face shortage of kindergartens for workers’ children

A shortage of licensed public kindergartens for the children of migrant workers in industrial zones (IZs) and export processing zones (EPZs) is putting pressure on local authorities to solve the problem, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

PM calls for stronger efforts to protect children

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the competent agencies and localities to intensify their efforts to protect children from violence and abuse. []In addition, some 2,000 children die of drowning and 2,000 others are killed in traffic accidents each year.Keep reading ...

Saigon Times Reporter

Vietnam focuses on education for kids with disabilities

The Government of Vietnam always accords top priority to the protection and care of children with disabilities, and looks to create the best conditions in education for them to integrate well into society, a senior official said December 13.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

More kids studying English at kindergartens

Children at kindergartens in 41 out of 63 provinces and cities studied English in the 2016-2017 academic year, an increase of 20 areas compared to the 2013-2014 period, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.Keep reading  ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Viet Nam: Children at risk of malnutrition in aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, reports UNICEF

More than a week after Typhoon Damrey battered south-central Viet Nam, assessments by United Nations aid agencies have revealed that vulnerable populations – including children, and pregnant and nursing mothers – in poor and remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts. An estimated 150,000 children ...

United Nations

UNICEF Issues Statement on Impact of Typhoon Damrey on Children in Viet Nam

Typhoon Damrey that has battered Viet Nam is likely to be one of the worst storms to strike the country’s central southern coastal region in years. According to the latest report from Vietnamese authorities, at least 4 children died and 2 are still missing.Keep reading ...

UNICEF Viet Nam

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