Vietnam places 45th in Global AgeWatch Index 2014

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Vietnam places 45th in Global AgeWatch Index 2014

(VOV) - The nation ranks 45th among 91 countries in Global AgeWatch Index 2014 (GAWI).

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Parade raises awareness of gender imbalance at birth

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Parade raises awareness of gender imbalance at birth

VGP – A parade was held on September 28 in Ha Noi to demonstrate efforts to address the imbalance at birth in Viet Nam.

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Campaign calls for joint efforts to end gender imbalance at birth

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

A campaign was launched in Hanoi on September 28 to call for more efforts from the Government and relevant agencies to stop the gender imbalance at birth, one of the forms of discrimination.

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Vietnam seeks to improve health care for elderly

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Measures for improving health care for Vietnam ’s aged population were the focus of a conference organised by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Hanoi on September 26.

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More Vietnamese teenagers give birth in early age: UNFPA

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The United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA) yesterday warned that the rate of Vietnamese teenagers giving births was higher than their peers in other Asian coutries.

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Vietnam to build youth development index

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The building of a youth development index (YDI) and a national database on young people and related affairs was discussed at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on September 23.

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Campaign to tackle sex ratio imbalance at birth launched

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Campaign to tackle sex ratio imbalance at birth launched

A one-month campaign to raise awareness about the causes and consequences of gender-biased sex selection kicked off in Hanoi on September 23.

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Campaign targets baby-gender bias

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A one-month campaign to raise awareness about the causes and consequences of gender-biased sex selection kicked off yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Vietnam still plagued by sex-selective abortions

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Vietnam still plagued by sex-selective abortions

Vietnam must crack down on its misogynistic mindset to stem sex-selective abortions and its gross gender imbalance, experts say.

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Vietnam’s MDG achievements highlighted at UN conference

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Vietnam’s MDG achievements highlighted at UN conference

(VOV) -Over the past decade, Vietnam has recorded remarkable progress in giving effect to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) action programme, resulting in better healthcare services for the country’s citizens.

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VN attends UN special session on population, development

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VN attends UN special session on population, development

A Vietnamese delegation led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien took part in UN General Assembly Special Session on Population and Development in New York on September 22

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Thailand to take serious action against teen pregnancy

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Thailand ’s relevant ministries and agencies will organise a conference to tackle the ‘Teen Pregnancy’ issue and the root causes of it.

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Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

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Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40% of the total population.

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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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