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Vietnam and Health

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Population: 89571130
  • Size: 329560.0 Km2

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Climate change complicates Dengue fever prevention in Can Tho
Institute For Social And Environmental Transition 2016
Can Tho in Vietnam is a growing city of about one million people, approximately half of whom live in the city’s peripheral rural districts. Rapid land conversion and population increase in peri-urban areas just outside th...
The Political Economy of Avian Influenza Response and Control in Vietnam
T. Vu / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies 2009
As a country suffering from large-scale Avian Influenza (AI) outbreaks and receiving considerable international support, Vietnam provides a crucial case not to be missed in any analysis of the global AI crisis. Vietnam is also in...
International success stories in reducing undernutrition: strategic choices, policy actions and lessons
S.C. Vir / Public Health Foundation of India 2011
The overall burden of stunting in developing countries is estimated to have reduced from 40 per cent to 29 per cent. Reductions in undernutrition have not always demonstrated a direct relationship with economic development and progres...
Success factors for women's and children's health: Policy and programme highlights from 10 fast-track cuontries
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health 2014
There have been substantial achievements towards MDGs 4 and 5 (to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health) from 1990 (the baseline for the MDGs) to 2014. Despite this, every year 6.6 million children&nbs...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Ageing and adult health status in eight lower-income countries: the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE collaboration
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 2010
Globally, ageing impacts all countries, with a majority of older persons residing in lower- and middle-income countries now and into the future. An understanding of the health and well-being of these ageing populations is important fo...
My rights, my voice annual progress report 2012
Oxfam 2013
My Rights, My Voice (MRMV) is an innovative three-year global programme, engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in eight countries. The belief behind the MRMV initiative is that child...
The dynamics of intrauterine device (IUD) use among Vietnamese women. A retrospective study
T. H. Nguyen / Marie Stopes International 2011
This study examined the socio-demographic profile of IUD users in Viet Nam and assessed discontinuation and method-switching behaviour.The study was conducted among Vietnamese women who had received IUD services at commune health stat...
MSI Mobile Outreach Services Retrospective evaluations from Ethiopia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and Viet Nam.
E. Gillian / Marie Stopes International 2010
A service evaluation was conducted across five MSI mobile outreach programmes (Ethiopia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and Viet Nam). The study provides information to programmes on whether MSI mobile outreach services provide consi...
Practical and evidence-based policy actions to achieve food security in the context of climate change
J. Beddington (ed); M. Asaduzzaman (ed); M. Clark (ed) / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2012
This report, released by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, identifies a set of clear actions to be undertaken by key stakeholders to achieve food security in the context of climate change. It reasons that w...
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