First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam

First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam 1

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility has arrived in Vietnam, bolstering the country’s vaccine supply.
UNICEF grants aid to children in flood-hit central region

UNICEF grants aid to children in flood-hit central region

UNICEF will provide at least 100,000 USD in emergency relief to the central region which has been devastated by floods and landslides triggered by downpours over the past two weeks.
US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

The US’s Kimberly Clark Corporation has partnered up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a project on improving health of newborns and reducing infant mortality rate in Vietnam’s northern mountainous and Central Highlands regions.
Instant noodles put Vietnam in danger of malnourishment

Instant noodles put Vietnam in danger of malnourishment

Similar to other Southeast Asian countries, Vietnamese children are at a large risk of malnourishment due to the abundance of instant noodles in their diet.
WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas

Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held a consultation seminar in the central city of Da Nang on August 28, discussing issues related to children in urban areas to build a national action programme for the young.
Girls must be protected from sexual violence at school: UNICEF chief

Girls must be protected from sexual violence at school: UNICEF chief

Girls in developing countries must be protected from sexual violence in and around schools, the head of the UN's children fund has said, urging governments to make it a top priority.
WHO, UNICEF urge Vietnam to enforce food regulations

WHO, UNICEF urge Vietnam to enforce food regulations

WHO and UNICEF called on the Government of Vietnam and State agencies to implement the Government’s Decree 09/2016/NĐ-CP that mandates the fortification of salt, wheat flour and vegetable oil.