Midwifery investment can save millions of lives of women

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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VN encourages rural midwives

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Viet Nam, one of more than 35 countries surveyed in the State of the World's Midwifery 2014, has successfully implemented measures to retain midwives in remote areas.

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

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(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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Int’l community hails Vietnam’s maternal and child health care

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Int’l community hails Vietnam’s maternal and child health care

(VOV) - Global leaders attending a health forum in South Africa from June 30 to July 1 applauded the effectiveness of Vietnam’s programmes addressing maternal, neonatal and child health issues.

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Viet Nam slashes child mortality rate by 60%

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

Viet Nam is one of 10 nations that has successfully reduced child and maternal deaths. It cut under-five mortality by 60 per cent from 58 to 23.2 per 1,000 live births between 1990 and 2012. This amounted to saving the lives of 23.4 million children.

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Newborn-screening project benefits kids

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Medical stations in Hanoi have so far provided prenatal and newborn screening services for over 23,600 pregnant women and 11,600 infants in a bid to reduce the rate of children born with congenital defects.

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Newborn-screening project benefits kids

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Medical stations in Hanoi have so far provided prenatal and newborn screening services for over 23,600 pregnant women and 11,600 infants in a bid to reduce the rate of children born with congenital defects.

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Ministry asks for report on unusual newborn death

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The health ministry has requested the health department of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to confirm and report on the unusual death of a newborn in Phu Vang District.

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Families resistant to infant blood screening

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The practice of screening newborns' blood for congenital diseases is meeting fierce opposition from families, said Ta Quang Huy, director of the Ha Noi Department of Population and Family Planning.

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Medical specialists share experience in obstetrics, gynecology

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Domestic and foreign obstetrics and gynecology experts are taking part in a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22-23 to share experience in bettering public healthcare services.

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Mortality rates of mothers and children down sharply

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Mortality rates of mothers and children down sharply

(VOV) - Vietnam has made remarkable progress in reducing the fatality rates of mothers and children under five, said Deputy Health Minister, Nguyen Viet Tien.

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Vietnam regional leader in motherhood ranking

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam regional leader in motherhood ranking

A mothers with her newborn baby at the maternity ward at Hanoi's Central Obstetrics Hospital. PHOTO: NGOC THANG

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African baby giraffe born in Vietnam zoo

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African baby giraffe born in Vietnam zoo

A boy giraffe was born on the morning of May 2nd at the Dai Nam zoo in the southern province of Binh Duong. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE.

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Police detain nurse involved in newborn deaths case

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Police detain nurse involved in newborn deaths case

The Quang Tri Police yesterday detained the nurse involved in the case of three newborn deaths in July last year.

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Newborns Vietnam raises $100,000 for neonatal nurse training

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Newborns Vietnam raises $100,000 for neonatal nurse training

Savills Vietnam managing director Neil MacGregor (2nd L) and three colleagues from Savills Singapore joined the ride to raise funds for neonatal nurse training and improve the survival rate of newborns in Vietnam

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