• Da Nang maternal health care project gets approval

    Da Nang authorities have approved a 181,000 USD project to improve the health care of mothers and newborn babies, especially those living in remote and isolated areas.

  • Japan Helps Improve Reproductive Health

    A project to strengthen the management ability of productive health for the community was signed by the Chief of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Viet Nam, Mr Fumio Kikuchi, and the Vice Chairman of Nghe An Provincial People’s Committee Hoang Ky.

  • Seven princesses of HIV/AIDS patients

    Their husbands all infected them with the deadly virus, but they haven’t given up. Life has shown them a new direction: taking care of other HIV/AIDS patients.

  • UNFPA helps Vietnam improve reproductive health

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has agreed to donate Vietnam contraceptive devices and drugs worth US$1.1 million in the 2006-07 period.

  • First Training Center for Village Midwives Opens

    A first training center and dormitory for village midwives was open on May 19 in Tu Du Ob-Gyn hospital, Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Training Workshop on Sexuality and Sexual Health for VWU Staff

    From April 21-23, a training workshop on sexuality and sexual health was held at the VWU head office for staff.
  • Delta myasthenia found in Ha Tay

    Nearly 60 children of under 15 years old in Vat Lai Commune, Ba Vi District, northern Ha Tay Province have symptoms of delta myasthenia like children in Nghi Xuan, central Ha Tinh Province. Haft of them are students of the Vat Lai Secondary School.
  • National vaccinations funded through 2006

    The national extended vaccination programme will get VND117bil (US$7.3mil) from the State and US$4mil in foreign aid, enough for 2006, said representative, Dr Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha.
  • Women participate in Pushing Tuberculosis Backwards in the Community

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Vietnam is the best example in implementing the anti-tuberculosis program.
  • A day with HIV-positive children

    All children at the Tan Binh Charity House (Ho Chi Minh City) have had bad luck since their births. They were infected with HIV from their parents and most of them were abandoned, then later adopted by the House staff when many orphanages in the region found them in the maternity hospitals.