Due to new technologies and advances in fetal medicine, complications in pregnancy can be prevented, early predicted, diagnosed and successfully treated. For example, preeclampsia and eclampsia, severe conditions related to pregnancies only, can be predicted and early diagnosed simply byregular blood pressure monitoring,weight measurement, urine investigation and ultrasound. Early detection of preeclampsia/eclampsia can prevent from catastrophic effects that these conditions can have onboth mother and the baby. Diabetes in pregnancy can be also found very early by a simple glucose fasting measurement. Ectopic pregnancy, twin pregnancy, major congenital defects and even chromosomal abnormalities can be detected very early in pregnancy as well. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy in advanced maternal age
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We can also expect up to 31 million additional cases of gender-based violence for every six months of movement restriction measures. Many women are trapped with abusers at a time of heightened household tensions and reduced prevention and protection efforts, social services and care. In Vietnam, reports of gender-based violence have jumped by 20 percent this year in the UNFPA-supported hotline services. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights.
On Wednesday, the Steering Committee on the Prevention and Control of Covid-19 spearheaded by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam suggested the government allow all non-essential businesses and services except bars and karaoke parlors to resume operation. … [Read more...] about Normalcy looms: Vietnam begins day 21 without Covid-19 community infection
In the first year of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, we must not allow the coronavirus to further worsen inequalities, including gender inequality. Assisting people affected by humanitarian crises is not only the right thing to do; it is the smart thing to do. Failure to respond may result in countless lives lost and lead to a future resurgence of COVID-19 in fragile and conflict-affected countries. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights
According to Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh, 16 of the 219 Vietnamese labourers in the host country tested positive for the coronavirus virus and 20 were suspected to have the virus late June. They have been quarantined and treated in line with local regulations. … [Read more...] about PM orders repatriating Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea immediately