It is estimated that 11,822 children were F0s (COVID-19 patients) and 27,334 others are in close contact with COVID-19 patients as of August 31, 2021.  (Photo: SGGP)

Covid-19: Disadvantaged children to get more support

Babies with mothers infected with Covid-19, born between April 27 and December 31, 2021, will be provided with VND1 million (US$44) each, according to the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Vietnamese PM directs to take care of vagabonds

Vietnamese PM directs to take care of vagabonds

In his document to chairpersons of people's committees in cities and provinces, the Minister of Public Security, the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed the implementation of social security policies to take care of vagabonds during the ongoing social distancing mandate in localities.

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Children in Hanoi to have days off if AQI hits 300

Kindergartens and primary students in Hanoi will have days off schools if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, said the People’s Committee in Hanoi yesterday.
Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters

A creative comic contest "Save the Earth - Children create superhero to fight against natural disasters and climate change" for children aged from 10-15 years is organized by UNICEF Vietnam, Vietnam Disaster Management Authority-Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (VDMA) and the National Young Pioneer Council (NYPC).
Many children are undergoing hemodialysis in the Children Hospital No.2

Tight regulations limit chance of organ transplant for children

Organ transplant technique for children has been used in Vietnam since 2004; yet until now, the number of young patients being treated is still quite low. Healthcare experts have attributed this issue to the scarcity of donated organs, which to some extent results from unsuitable legal regulations.