NDO – Along with the implementation of positive policies and solutions, continuous efforts should be paid on population and family planning work in order to build a prosperous family with progress and happiness, as well as to raise the quality of the population to facilitate the national socio-economic development and prosperity, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has said. The State official made the remark while addressing a ceremony at Hanoi Opera House on Tuesday morning to mark the 2017 World Population Day, observed annually throughout the world on July 11. The event also coincides with the 40th anniversary of cooperation between the Government of Vietnam and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (1977-2017). The celebration was co-organised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and UNFPA in Vietnam under the theme “Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations.” Speaking at the ceremony, Vice President Thinh praised the MOH and the related … [Read more...] about Vice President urges for continuous efforts in population and family planning
Population and family planning
Promoting communication toward the world Population Day BTO - This year's celebration of World Population Day (11/7), the Department of Population - Family Planning organized many activities focusing on boosting the tasks of communication in order to create a change and to raise all levels/branches/unions, and individuals' awareness of population work. The celebration of World Population Day is associated with the evaluation of the state of implementing the population and family planning in the past 6 months aiming to define future direction and missions. Under the direction of Binh Thuan Department of Population and Family Planning, the centers of population and family planning in districts/towns/cities across the province have directly communicated and offered advice and information about reproductive health - family planning at the community for individuals and couples who are at the age of delivery in remote, difficult and coastal areas with high birth-rate. As known, in … [Read more...] about Binh Thuan Department of Population – Family Planning:
The Minister of Public Health on May 14 asked the General Department of Population to help immediately deploy five population and family planning missions in response to high national birth rates. The missions, headed by Deputy Ministers of Public Health, will begin their work in localities from May 20. According to a recent report by the ministry, the number of newborns in the first quarter of this year increased by 18,000, representing an increase of 7.2 percent year on year. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City were among the 39 provinces and cities nationwide criticized for the highest birth rates. The capital city posted a newborn growth of 27.6 percent while the rate in the nation's southern hub reached 30.2 percent. The rate was 40 percent for northern Son La province and 41 percent for southern Soc Trang province. In an effort to solve the problems, a master plan on population quality improvement is being developed with a focus on raising public awareness of family planning and the … [Read more...] about Family planning to address national birth rate
The provincial Population and Family Planning Sub-Department on 19 March deployed a campaign of communicating, campaigning for, integrated with providing reproductive health - family planning service. The campaign is deployed in 124 communes of 12 districts, provincial towns, and city to have over 15,500 cases of IUD insertion (attaining 75% of the annual plan), 500 cases of contraceptive injection (60% of the yearly plan), and 75 cases of contraceptive transplantation (60% of the annual plan); 8,600 people taking contraceptive pills and more than 9,800 people using condoms, reaching 100% of the yearly plan. Besides, the campaign attempts provision of information on reproductive health - family planning for 90% of married couples of reproductive age, men, juveniles, and youngsters about to get married in the campaign area, etc. MINH HANH … [Read more...] about Reproductive health care – family planning
The news was published on December 5 in Ha Noi at a launching ceremony of the national action month on population and family planning and the traditional day of the Vietnamese population and family planning (December 26). GOPFP General Director Duong Quoc Trong said that the action month was themed "Effectively control of sex ratios for family happiness and national sustainable development." Statistics showed that the gender imbalance rates had been rising from 110 boys to 100 girls in 2006 to 112.3 boys to 100 girls in 2012. Hung Yen, Hai Duong, Nam Dinh and Thanh Hoa provinces are witnessing higher rates at around 120 boys to 100 girls. … [Read more...] about About 4 million Vietnamese men would have been unable to find a wife by 2030, according to the General Office for Population Family Planning (GOPFP).