Midwifery investment can save millions of lives of women

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Midwifery investment can save millions of lives of women

(VOV) - The State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam and the Ministry of Health (MOH), reveals that having midwives at the bedside of each pregnant woman in the world can save millions of lives.

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Nha Trang observes World Population Day

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Nha Trang observes World Population Day

(VOV) -Nha Trang city hosted a meeting on July 7 to mark this year’s World Population Day (July 11) themed “Investing in young people”.

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Vietnam promises best conditions for youth’s growth: official

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Vietnam promises best conditions for youth’s growth: official

Vietnam pledges the best possible conditions for its adolescents and young people to enjoy their rights and fulfil their obligations in accordance with law, an official from the Ministry of Health said on July 10.

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Vietnam ranks 1st in SE Asia, among world’s top 5 regarding underage abortion

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Vietnam ranks 1st in SE Asia, among world’s top 5 regarding underage abortion

Vietnam is among the top five countries in the world and ranks first in Southeast Asia in terms of abortion in minors, with 300,000 cases per year on average.

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Vietnam among top five nations with highest abortion rate

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Vietnam among top five nations with highest abortion rate

(VOV) -A July 8 meeting in HCM City marking World Population Day announced that on a per capita basis, Vietnam has one of the five highest abortion rates in the world.

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Over 90 percent Vietnamese midwives of intermediate level

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

More than 90 percent of Vietnamese midwives have received intermediate-level training, while 7 percent meet the minimum standards of the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) reported.

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Maternal, newborn deaths mostly in low-income nations: UN report

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

As many as 289,000 mothers and some 3 million newborns died in 2013 alone, mostly in 73 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, including Vietnam.

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UNFPA helps Vietnam redress gender imbalance

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UNFPA helps Vietnam redress gender imbalance

(VOV) - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will help Vietnam address gender imbalance and population aging, especially through communications.

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Condoms in Viet Nam fail to meet safety standards

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Condoms in Viet Nam fail to meet safety standards

More than a quarter of the 170 million condoms sold each year in Viet Nam are of substandard quality, according to a study conducted by British company Crown Agents.

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Standard stamp required for imported condoms

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Standard stamp required for imported condoms

(VOV) -A senior population official has suggested stamping all condoms imported into Vietnam to ensure they are safe with users.

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Guidelines enhance key legislation

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The first oversight guidelines for the Law on Senior Citizens and the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control, introduced yesterday, will help prevent abuse and better protect victims, officials say.

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Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

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Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

(VOV) -The General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP) forecasts Vietnam’s population will number 91.3 million in 2015, below the targeted maximum 93 million.

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Task force to tackle domestic violence

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

A national task force to control and prevent domestic violence was launched in the capital city yesterday.

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Domestic violence prevention network launched

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Domestic violence prevention network launched

An activity to prevent violence against women in Hai Duong province.

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Demonstration in HCMC against violence on women, girls

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Demonstration in HCMC against violence on women, girls

More than 500 members of the Women's Union of Ho Chi Minh City and the Farmers Association on December 7 participated in a demonstration at Dam Sen Park in District 11 as part of a nationwide campaign against domestic violence against women and young girls.

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