Viet Nam News People mark World Population Day in Hà Nội which fell yesterday with the theme "Family Planning is a Human Right". In Việt Nam, the rate of modern contraceptive use rose from 37 per cent in 1988 to 67 per cent in 2016. Việt Nam’s maternal mortality rate dropped significantly from 233 deaths per 100,000 live births in the 1990s to 58 per 100,000 live births in 2016. The nation’s childbirth rate also dropped by more than half, from an average of five children per couple in the 1970s to 2.09 in 2006. — VNA/VNS Photo Dương Ngọc … [Read more...] about “Family Planning is a Human Right”.
Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan delivered the remarks at the meeting to celebrate World Population Day 2018 in Vietnam.(Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s family planning has contributed greatly to the country’s hunger elimination and poverty reduction, fostering its socio-economic development, improving living conditions of local people and helping to fulfill the millennium and sustainable development goals, said a local official. Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan delivered the remarks at a meeting co-organised in Hanoi on July 11 by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam to celebrate World Population Day 2018. Vietnam’s family planning has helped the country cut costs of social services and increase per capita gross domestic product (GDP) by 2 percent annually, Tuan said. He affirmed that the country’s population and family planning programme has gained a range of achievements as its annual … [Read more...] about Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam has made huge strides in ensuring access to family planning. Ongoing investment has ensured that contraceptives, services and information are available to virtually the entire nation, experts agreed at a ceremony to mark World Population Day on Wednesday in Hà Nội with the theme of "Family Planning is a Human Right". The rate of modern contraceptive use rose from 37 per cent in 1988 to 67 per cent in 2016. Việt Nam’s maternal mortality rate dropped significantly from 233 deaths per 100,000 live births in the 1990s to 58 per 100,000 live births in 2016. The nation’s fertility rate also dropped by more than half, from an average of five children per couple in the 1970s to the replacement rate of 2.09 in 2006. Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Health Phạm Lê Tuấn said, “All these results of population and family planning work have contributed significantly to our … [Read more...] about Family planning ensures sustainable development: experts
Delivering family planning consultations in Bong Khe commune, Con Cuong district of Nghe An province (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The family planning work has contributed to stabilising the scale, structure and quality of the population, according to Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien. Tien made the statement at a workshop to announce outcomes of a survey on the quality of family planning services in Vietnam jointly held by the Heath Ministry and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Hanoi on May 8. The survey gathered responses from households and 6,000 women aged from 15-49 from Hanoi, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, the central province of Phu Yen, Dak Lak province in the Central Highlands, and the southern provinces of Dong Nai and An Giang in 2015-2016. It reveals that up to 80.5 percent of married women aged from 15-49 are using a contraceptive method. Although 64 percent of them are using modern methods of contraception, 37.8 percent did not consult … [Read more...] about Family planning services help improve population quality
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Accessing quality healthcare is a basic human right, and greater investment in midwifery is key to making this right a reality for all women everywhere. This is stated in the first-ever “National Midwifery Report of Việt Nam” and the report on “Exploring barriers to accessing maternal and family planning services in ethnic minority communities”, which were launched in Hà Nội on Tuesday by the Ministry of Health (MoH), with technical and financial support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFP) in Việt Nam. According to the reports, Việt Nam has made substantial progress in strengthening safe motherhood and health services for infants. However, there are still significant differences in maternal and child healthcare between those living in river deltas and those living in mountainous areas, with a higher maternal mortality ratio in remote and ethnic minority areas. The overall modern … [Read more...] about Midwifery, maternal, family planning reports launched