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Vietnam spends nearly 2 billion USD on COVID-19 fight

Vietnam spends nearly 2 billion USD on COVID-19 fight

26/10/2021
Vietnam spent 45.6 trillion VND (nearly 2 billion USD) from its budget on pandemic prevention and control and supporting people who face difficulties due to COVID-19, as of October 15, according to the Ministry of Finance.  
National target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas approved

National target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas approved

18/10/2021
A new national programme aims to improve the lives and livelihoods of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam.
Improving the quality of services to support gender-based violence women and children

Improving the quality of services to support gender-based violence women and children

03/10/2021
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Vietnam has carried out a hand-over ceremony of essential equipment worth VND 483,400,000 ($21,200) to three Peace House Shelters in Can Tho and Hanoi.
Vice President visits child patients ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

Vice President visits child patients ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

17/09/2021
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on September 16 visited and presented gifts to child patients at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) on the threshold of the 2021 Mid-Autumn Festival.
The intervention program to reduce child mortality under 5 years old

The intervention program to reduce child mortality under 5 years old

14/09/2021
On September 10, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam signed Decision 1493/QD-TTg on approving the Program "Intervention to reduce mortality rate among the children under five years old by 2030”.
Implementation of the solutions on preventing serious impacts of COVID-19 pandemic to children

Implementation of the solutions on preventing serious impacts of COVID-19 pandemic to children

10/09/2021
On September 8th, the Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs in cooperation with the United Nations Child’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization held a virtual Conference to evaluate and implement some solutions on child care, protection and education in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. Attending the Conference were representatives from ministries, sectors, international organizations, and Leaders from the DOLISA and relating Departments of 20 provinces, cities that have been the hotspot of COVID-19.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Hoi monitors the prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic in HCM City

Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Hoi monitors the prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic in HCM City

02/09/2021
On August 31, Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Hoi - Head of the Special Working Group of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in the South provinces visited some residential areas in Phu Nhuan District and District 11 (HCM City) to inspect the COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control as well as social security care for the people of these localities.
Hanoi enhances equal participation of women in leadership and management positions in different policy-making levels

Hanoi enhances equal participation of women in leadership and management positions in different policy-making levels

01/09/2021
The People’s Committee of Hanoi has set a target to raise the rate of women holding key positions in state management agencies and local governments to 60% by 2025 and 75% by 2030.