World set to reach eight billion people in mid-November

World set to reach eight billion people in mid-November

On July 11, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs released a report, citing that the global population is projected to reach eight billion soon.
$1.9 million population data project launched

$1.9 million population data project launched

On May 5, the General Statistics Office and the United Nations Population Fund launched a project to support the production of population data in the country.
Vietnam and UNFPA fully committed to SDGs by 2030

Vietnam and UNFPA fully committed to SDGs by 2030

The government confirmed that the interventions and support from UNFPA in 2017-2021 contributed to the country's efforts in achieving the UN's SDGs.
Addressing gender-biased sex selection in Vietnam

Addressing gender-biased sex selection in Vietnam

Multi-sectoral cooperation among all parties is required to challenge gender stereotypes and address the issue of gender-biased sex selection (GBSS) in the nation.
2-mln-USD project to prevent maternal deaths in Vietnamese ethnic minority women

2-mln-USD project to prevent maternal deaths in Vietnamese ethnic minority women

More than 2 million USD will be provided to help Vietnam reduce maternal deaths among ethnic minority women under a freshly-signed project.
Naomi Kitahara - A voice for women and the vulnerable

Naomi Kitahara - A voice for women and the vulnerable

Acting as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Vietnam since September 2019, Naomi Kitahara, a kind and friendly Japanese woman with more than 23 years of experience in international development, has been spreading the message of international solidarity and giving essential support to women in Vietnam.
S-Health mobile app launched to improve healthcare for Vietnamese elderly

S-Health mobile app launched to improve healthcare for Vietnamese elderly

The S-Health mobile app has been launched to provide free-of-charge healthcare information and services to older persons, their caregivers, and family members.
UNFPA hands over medical equipment and supplies to Vietnam's Ministry of Health

UNFPA hands over medical equipment and supplies to Vietnam's Ministry of Health

The UNFPA provided 64 fetus monitors and PPE to help Vietnam ensure the continuous delivery of quality sexual and reproductive health services amid COVID-19.
Symphony concert “Girls Deserve to Shine”

Symphony concert “Girls Deserve to Shine”

The Symphony concert “Girls Deserve to Shine” will be held on Friday, November 27, from 8-10 pm at the Hanoi Opera House.
UNFPA and Norway support to address gender biased sex selection and related practices

UNFPA and Norway support to address gender biased sex selection and related practices

The UNFPA and Norwegian government launched a new programme to support Vietnam to address gender biased sex selection and related harmful practices.
UNFPA ends partnership with Vietnamese singer involved in sexual harassment

UNFPA ends partnership with Vietnamese singer involved in sexual harassment

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam said on May 14 it had dissolved its partnership of Pham Anh Khoa as its ambassador on the prevention of violence against women and girls in the country, in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment against the Rock singer.