27 March 2013 - Press Release
Ha Noi, 27 March 2013
- During the past 50 years, many East Asian countries have witnessed a remarkable decline in Total Fertility Rates (TFR) from a high level of 5 or more children per woman in the period 1965-1970 to below the replacement level of 2.1 children per woman in the period 2005-2010. The countries where fertility declined need to foresee the consequences and start preparing for policy response to address the challenges of fertility decline. These key findings were presented today in Ha Noi at the workshop on “Sharing International Experience in Fertility Decline", co-organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam.
28 February 2013 - Press Release
HA NOI, 28 February 2013
- The United Nations (UN) in Viet Nam and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) organized today in Ha Noi a policy dialogue on gender equality to commemorate the 2013 International Women’s Day.
17 December 2012 - Press Release
HA NOI, 17 December 2012
– Promoting gender equality and ending violence against women and girls require a concerted effort to actively engage men and boys as partners and agents for change, according to a workshop organized today in Ha Noi by the United Nations in Viet Nam, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Viet Nam Farmers' Union.
12 December 2012 - Press Release
Ha Noi, 12 December 2012
- At the first national conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health organized today in Ha Noi, the Ministry of Health (MOH), The Ha Noi School of Public Health (HSPH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam emphasized that it is critical to strengthen the use of research-based evidence for development of health policies and programmes, especially in the area of sexual and reproductive health area.
15 November 2012 - Press Release
HA NOI, 15 November 2012
– Making voluntary family planning available to everyone in developing countries would reduce costs for maternal and newborn health care by $11.3 billion annually, according to The State of World Population 2012, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.
28 September 2012 - Press Release
Ha Noi, 28 September 2012
– Population ageing is one of the most significant trends of the 21st century. It presents social, economic and cultural challenges but also great opportunities to individuals, families, societies and the global community. With one in ten persons in the world aged 60 years or over, projected to increase to one in five by 2050, population ageing is a phenomenon that can no longer be ignored. These findings were presented today in Ha Noi at the national workshop on “Older persons in Viet Nam: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward”, co-organized by the Viet Nam Committee on Ageing (VNCA), Viet Nam Association for the Elderly (VAE), the Women's Union (WU), Center for Ageing Support and Community Development (CASCD) with technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and HelpAge International (HAI) in Viet Nam.
29 August 2012 - Press Release
HA NOI, 29 August 2012
– Two new projects on Prevention of Domestic Violence, Addressing Imbalanced Sex Ratio at Birth and Promotion of Care for the Elderly was signed on 27 and 29 August 2012 in Hai Duong and Ben Tre provinces. Attending these ceremonies were representatives from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Culture Sports and Tourism (MOCST), Provincial Peoples' Committee (PPC), Department of Health (DoH), Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DOLISA) and Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism (DOCST) of Hai Duong and Ben Tre provinces and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam.
24 August 2012 - Press Release
Ha Noi, 24 August 2012
– A new project on providing capacity support for the government officials at national and sub-national levels in the development and implementation of a national response to domestic violence is being signed today at an official ceremony in Ha Noi attended by representatives of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST), other line ministries, representatives from provinces, social organizations and the United Nations agencies in Viet Nam.