PANO - An artistic exchange, "The whole nation is Mother's", will take place on July 24th in Hanoi and be broadcast live on VTV2 and QPVN (Vietnam Defence Television channel), announced the organizing panel at a press conference on July 18 in Hanoi. Jointly organised by the Vietnam Martyr Families Support Association (VMFSA), the People's Army Newspaper, Vietnam Television and the Vietnam National Media Group, the event aims to mark the 66th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day, honour and pay gratitude to the sacrifices of heroic Vietnamese mothers, heroic martyrs, martyrs' families, and those who rendered good service to the revolution. It is also to honour contributions of groups and individuals for their activities over the past time. During the event, audiences nationwide and overseas Vietnamese will have a chance to meet and exchange with heroic Vietnamese mothers, martyrs' mothers, cadres from the K71 martyrs search team and those who contributed to the glorious … [Read more...] about Heroic Vietnamese mothers to be honoured
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On the occasion of the 66th Anniversary of Vietnamese People's Army Foundation (22/12/1944-22/12/2010), in the morning of 21 December 2010, the Provincial Party Committee, the Provincial People's Council, the People's Committee and Thua Thien Hue province Vietnam Fatherland's Front held the ceremony to award the title "Heroic Vietnamese Mother" to mothers and the Third Class Independent Medals to provincial individuals who gained excellent and special achievements, contributing to the work of constructing the Socialism and defending the nation. On this occasion, the State and Communist Party honorably awarded the title " Heroic Vietnamese Mother" to 08 mothers who devoted and sacrificed for the work of national liberation, the country construction and defense. The President awarded the Third Class Independent Medals to 03 individuals. Also, 10 individuals were awarded the Third Class Independent Medals for their excellent achievements in contributing to construct the Socialism … [Read more...] about The Ceremony to award the State honorable title “Heroic Vietnamese mother” and the Third Class Independent Medal.
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Vietnamese physicians’ Day (February 27th, 1955 – February 27th, 2015), on February 25th, the comrades in Provincial Standing Party Committee, People’s Committee visited and congratulated physicians, staff and doctors of medical facilities in the province. Visiting and congratulating the Department of Health, after listening to the report of Deputy director, MrsNguyen Thi Mong Ngoc, on the sector’s operation, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Mr. Dao Tan Loc, acknowledged the efforts of doctors, nurses and employees in the health sector in past time for having well fulfilled the work to strengthen organization, facilities, medical equipment, policies to attract doctors and nurses; disease prevention, care for people's health. At the Provincial General Hospital, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee listened to the hospital leaders report on medical examination and treatment; simultaneously sharing … [Read more...] about Provincial leaders visiting and congratulating physicians, medical units on the occasion of Vietnamese physicians’ Day
A drastic decline in breastfeeding prompts concerns over the future of child development in Vietnam A doctor examines a child patient at a charity health program in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. Experts say Vietnam should champion breastfeeding to ensure future generations are taller and healthier. On July 8, Tran Thanh Tuyen, 20, gave birth at Hung Vuong Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The doctors gave her a series of antibiotic injections after a caesarean section. As a result, she only began producing milk four days after delivery. Her infant daughter was fed a popular brand of formula that her grandmother bought from one of the many formula shops that surround the hospital, for the first six days of her life. "I'm afraid that I'll pass the antibiotics they administered during the C-section to my daughter through breastfeeding," she said. Now she alternates between formula (during the day) and breast milk (at night) due to low milk production. Tuyen … [Read more...] about Experts press Vietnamese mothers to breastfeed
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese mothers of the modern times, who return from overseas training courses, or have the opportunities to learn about western cultures, now prefer bringing up children with western style, believing that the western style is better for their children than the traditional Vietnamese style. Westernized mothers want western style for their children … [Read more...] about Vietnamese mothers prefer bringing up children with western style