Children and elderly people were hospitalised in their droves over last weekend in Ha Noi as temperatures reached a historic peak.
The lack of adequately equipped playgrounds and healthy entertainment activities has become a concern in rural areas, especially during the long summer vacation.
Child patients in Ho Chi Minh City and disadvantaged children in the central province of Khanh Hoa on May 30 received gifts to celebrate Children’s Day.
Children from ASEAN member countries and the bloc’s partner countries are joining together in a festival in Hanoi, hosted by the Vietnam Television (VTV) from May 29-June 4.
With special love and sympathy for the deprivation of ethnic minority children, 34-year-old Ngo Thi Ly of Kon Nhen village in Kon Tum province has turned her house into a library where children can read, study, and play.
Long-term use of oral nutritional supplement helps children at risk of undernourishment catch up growth after 9 weeks; impacts nutritional adequacy, dietary diversity, health outcomes and longitudinal growth.
Over 90% of Vietnamese suffer from dental disease and 85% of Vietnamese children have tooth decay, according to the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology.
PSNews - Nguyen Thanh Tuan (Ward 3, Vinh Long City, Vinh Long province) is well-known among the local young people for his 32 adopted children.
Da Nang - A shortage of kindergartens for the children of migrant labourers in Da Nang City-based industrial zones has put pressure on workers and authorities.
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee has launched an action month for children, which starts on June 1 with theme of ‘Enforcing the Law on Children and Preventing Child Abuse’ in Ha Noi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a target programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-20 period.
The Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality has warned consumers not to buy polymer “crystal balls”, saying it is a toy that could be harmful for children.
President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) Nguyen Van Rinh has urged the association’s chapters at all levels to seek new ways to mobilise more support for AO victims.