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Nutrition Surveillance Profiles 2013
We are very grateful to the Board of Directors, Nutrition Surveillance Unit (NSU), and other related Units and Departments of the National Institution of Nutrition for providing strong support for the completion of the survey and report.

Citizen report card on Public Health Services at Commune Level in Dien Bien Province
The Health Department of Dien Bien province, with financial and technical support from UNICEF, has undertaken a survey on customer satisfaction to communal public health services using Citizen Report Card (CRC) tool in 6 communes of Dien Bien Province

Analysis of the child and family welfare and protection services system in Viet Nam
This study examines the child and family welfare and protection services system in Vietnam. It analyses the norms, structures, processes and services that enable Vietnam to prevent and respond to violence against and exploitation...

Nutrition Surveillance Profiles 2012
We are very grateful to the Board of Directors, Nutrition Surveillance Unit (NSU), and other related Units and Departments of the National Institution of Nutrition for providing strong support for the completion of the survey and report.

Salt Iodisation in Viet Nam: Learning from the Past and Building Back Better
UNICEF Viet Nam supported documentation and analysis of the history, achievements and current status of the salt iodisation programme in Viet Nam in order to learn from the past. It is hoped that these lessons will help shape the future of salt iodisation

Iodising Salt and Fortifying Flour: The Best Investment for Viet Nam’s National Economic Development
Protecting the growth and development of today’s children is the key to fuelling tomorrow’s economic and social development.

Manual on local annual and five year development planning with new approach
After almost 30 years of renovation from a centralized planning economy to a market-oriented one, Vietnam has witnessed significant achievements in economic development, poverty reduction and international integration.

Manual on results-based monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of local annual and 5-year plans
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plays an important role in the planning process because it answers an important question about “how to know if a locality or sector is on a right track or proceeding towards a right destination”.

Nutrition Surveillance Profile 2011
This report is a part of the Vietnam Nutrition Surveillance System. Data collection is performed usually in the months from June to September each year, using cluster sampling and conducted by the Provincial Preventive Medical Center(s) ...

General Nutrition Survey 2009 - 2010
The first General Nutrition Survey was conducted between 1981-1985. Further surveys were carried out in 1987-1989 and in 2000. This fourth, and most recent General Survey, was conducted in 2009-2010.

The State of the World's Children 2013 Report
The 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children is dedicated to the situation of children with disabilities. The report examines the barriers – from inaccessible buildings to dismissive attitudes, from invisibility in official statistics to...

Making the Constitution Work Better for Children is Essential, UNICEF Position Paper
The amendment of the 1992 Constitution offers Viet Nam an opportunity to strengthen the rule of law, promote human rights and enhance equality as well as socio-economic and political stability.

Primary Classroom Language Mapping in Lao Cai province
This Profile was prepared to present key findings from the Primary Classroom Language Mapping in Lao Cai province

Socio-economic development plan social audit toolkit
This Toolkit was produced over almost a three year period (2010-2012) under the Project on Capacity Building for Social Audits of the Socio-economic Development Plans between UNICEF and the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Viet Nam.

Public expenditure tracking survey report
This Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) was undertaken in 2011-2012 under the framework of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Viet Nam and UNICEF.

An analysis of the commercial sexual exploitation of children in selected provinces and cities of Viet Nam
The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a concerning global problem which extends to Viet Nam. More than twenty years ago, Viet Nam became the first country in Asia and second in the world...

Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education: Improving the equity and quality of education for ethnic minority children in Viet Nam
Viet Nam has made overall progress in basic education. Net enrolment rates for primary and second level are 95.5 per cent and 86.2 per cent, respectively (2009 Census).

An Analysis of the Situation of Children in Ninh Thuan Province
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Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011
MICS is an international household survey programme developed by UNICEF. The Viet Nam MICS was conducted as part of the fourth global round of MICS surveys (MICS 4).

An analysis of the situation of children in An Giang province
This Situation Analysis was undertaken in 2010 and 2011 under the Provincial Child Friendly Programme within the framework of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Viet Nam and UNICEF in the period 2006-2011.

National Nutrition Strategy for 2011-2012, with a vision toward 2030
In the last decade, socio-economic development combined with the attention, guidance, and investment from the Party and the Government, the efforts of health sector, and the active involvement of other sectors and the society, have contributed to improvem

Summary Report: General Nutrition Survey 2009-2010
Assessment of nutrition status, food consumption and monitoring of related factors are worldwide paid attention. The progress or problems existing in health-nutrition through nutritional and health indicators recommended by WHO, UNICEF, FAO

Study on the correlation between household environmental, household water supply, mothers' hygine behavior for children under 5 and the of child nutrition in Viet Nam
The great achievements of Vietnam in reducing the rate of malnutrition in children were recorded in the National Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program.

Viet Nam’s Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010-2011
Viet Nam’s Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2010-2011 report, launched today in Ha Noi, reveals persisting disparities in the lives and well-being of children and women in Viet Nam

Social health insurance as a means to achieving universal coverage and more equitable health outcome
This technical assessment was aimed at reviewing the implementation of the Health Insurance Law in Viet Nam with focus on marginalized groups including children under six, the poor and the near-poor and ethnic minority groups.

Evaluation of Child Injury Prevention Interventions in Viet Nam
Child injuries remain a growing public health problem and injuries are now acknowledged as one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease.

Provincial Profiles for Dien Bien, Kon Tum, Ninh Thuan, Dong Thap, An Giang, HCMC, Gia Lai, Lao Cai
The set of provincial profiles was developed to facilitate the sub-national planning and programming process by UNICEF and the Government of Viet Nam for the next Country Programme cycle 2012-2016.

Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities - A Study of Seven Countries
Poverty reduction begins with children. A child’s experience of poverty is very different from that of an adult. Income is but one dimension among many that should be assessed when analyzing child poverty and disparity.

Making Social Audit work for Viet Nam: Key Findings and Lessons Learned from a Pilot of Four Social Audit Tools
A pilot involving four social audit tools was implemented in Viet Nam in 2010. Led by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), and supported by UNICEF, it aimed at building capacity for the social audit of the Socio-Economic Development Plan (SEDP)

UNICEF annual report for Vietnam 2010
The year 2010 saw UNICEF effectively use its voice to mobilise partners and leverage resources for the most disadvantaged children.

A Review of the Nutrition Situation in Viet Nam 2009-2010
Although Viet Nam has achieved significant results in improving children’s health and nutritional status over the past decades, addressing malnutrition – and stunting in particular – remains an unfinished agenda.

Qualitative Research: Children with disability in An Giang and Dong Nai - 2011
This qualitative Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) study on social inclusion for Children with disability (CWD) report has been technically and financially supported by UNICEF Viet Nam.

An analysis of the situation of children in Dien Bien
This Situation Analysis was undertaken under the Provincial Child Friendly Programme, part of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Viet Nam and UNICEF 2006-2011.

Programme Brief: Action research on mother tongue-based bilingual education: Achieving quality, Equitable Education.
Education in Viet Nam continues to improve in terms of access, retention and completion rates of students in basic education.

The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity
Today's youth faces an increasingly uncertain world where climate change, rapid urbanization, the economic recession and rising unemployment pose unprecedented challenges.

An analysis of the situation of children in Viet Nam 2010
This Situation Analysis was produced over a two-year period by UNICEF in close collaboration with the Government of Viet Nam. It was initiated in the context of the 2008 Mid-Term Review of the Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Viet Nam

Fact Sheet on Clean Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) in Viet Nam
The practice of hand-washing with soap tops the international hygiene agenda on October 15, with the celebration of Global Hand-washing Day (GHWD).

Fast Facts and Figures about Handwashing
Over 1.5 million children under five die each year as a result of diarrhoea. It is the second most common cause of child deaths worldwide.

Facts on children and HIV/AIDS
Discrimination against children living with HIV and children affected by HIV has become a major concern in Viet Nam.

Executive Summary of the Analysis of the Situation of Children in Viet Nam 2010
Viet Nam has achieved rapid economic success and remarkable social progress in just over two decades, reaching lower middle-income status in 2009.

Adoption from Viet Nam: Findings and recommendations of an assessment
The report "Adoption from Viet Nam: findings and recommendations of an assessment" is the result of an independent assessment commissioned by UNICEF Viet Nam and the Department of Adoption of the Ministry of Justice of Viet Nam in 2009

EDUCATION PROGRAMME BRIEF: Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education, Creating Learning Opportunities for Ethnic Minority Children
Viet Nam is an ethnically diverse society made up of 54 different ethnic groups, many of which have their own distinct language and live in remote and conomically disadvantaged parts of the country.

Research Report on Children with Disabilities and their families in Da Nang
It is estimated that there are over 1 million children with disabilities (CWD) in Viet Nam. Similar to the movement globally, Viet Nam is shifting towards a social model of disability to facilitate inclusion of this segment in to society.

The rights of children with disabilities in Viet Nam
Bringing Vietnam’s Laws into compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A Review of Child Injury Prevention in Viet Nam
The unprecedented economic and social development in Viet Nam over the past two decades has contributed to the emergence of injury as a major cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in children.

Health equity in Viet Nam a situational analysis focused on maternal and child mortality
Background paper prepared for unicef consultancy on "Equity in access to quality healthcare for women and children" (april 8-10, ha long city, Viet Nam)

New approach to child poverty developed for Viet Nam
In the context of the Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Viet Nam and UNICEF 2006-2010, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has coordinated the process of developing a new approach to child poverty for VN

It's About Ability - Learning Guide on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
This guide was written by Valerie Karr, a Ph.D candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University and an expert in the field of child education and disability.

The State of the World’s Children - Special edition
On 20 November 1989, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. To commemorate this landmark, UNICEF is dedicating a special edition of its flagship report, The State of the World’s Children, to child rights.

Adoption from Viet Nam - Findings and recommendations of an assessment
This assessment was carried out by Hervé Boéchat, Nigel Cantwell and Mia Dambach of International Social Service (ISS). This independent assessment was commissioned by UNICEF Viet Nam and by the Department of Adoption of the Ministry of Justice of VN

Male Partner Involvement in Prevention for Mother-to-Child Transmission in Vietnam
The research team would like to thank the Reproductive Health Department at the Ministry of Health for their overall guidance and support for this study.

The State of the world's children 2009
The State of the World's Children 2009 examines critical issues in maternal and newborn health, underscoring the need to establish a comprehensive continuum of care for mothers, newborns and children.

Project assessment report on the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT)
The Support to Programme Activities for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Viet Nam was implemented through the Government of Viet Nam, Ministry of Health and Provincial and District Departments of Health

Review of Expanded Program of Immunization Vietnam 2009
In order to identify progress achieved in Vietnam’s national Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) since its evaluation in 2003, a comprehensive review of EPI was conducted 30 March to 10 April 2009.

A Study of the Human Resource and Training Needs for the Development of Social Work in Viet Nam
The research that is reported here was conducted in 2005 through a project sponsored by MOLISA, working together with CPFC and MOET, and supported by UNICEF.

Creating a protective environment for children in Viet Nam
An assessment of child protection laws and policies, especially children in special circumstances in Viet Nam

The transition of ethnic minority girls from primary to secondary eduction
This study provides important insights into the barriers to girls’ education among four ethnic groups in Viet Nam and possible solutions for overcoming them.

Summary: National Baseline Survey on the Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Situation in Viet Nam
We are very grateful to the Board of Directors, Nutrition Surveillance Unit (NSU), and other related Units and Departments of the National Institution of Nutrition for providing strong support for the completion of the survey and report.

The State of the World's Children 2008 - Child Survival
SOWCR 08 assesses the state of child survival and primary health care for mothers, newborns and children today. These issues serve as sensitive barometers of a country’s development and wellbeing and as evidence of its priorities and values.

Maternal Mortality in 2005 - Estimates developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, and The World Bank
This report was prepared by Lale Say and Mie Inoue of WHO, and Samuel Mills and Emi Suzuki of The World Bank. Design and layout by Janet Petitpierre. Cover illustration was provided by UNDP Regional Service Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa.

The State of The World's Children 2007 report
The State of the World’s Children 2007 examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives – and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls.

The State of The World's Children 2006 Report
The 2006 State of the World's Children report focuses on excluded and invisible children who have no access to essential services, protection and participation.

A human rights-based approach to programming for children and women in Viet Nam: Key entry points and challenges
Asian nations and socialist countries are often referred to ininternational discussions as especially difficult environmentsfor the realisation of human rights.

The State of the World's children
The State of the World’s Children 2005 focuses on childhood, defined as the state and condition of a child’s life. The Convention of the Rights of the Child, adopted in 1989, offers a new definition of childhood based on human rights.

Sexuality a super force
Present reports estimate that up to 40 million people are living with hiv or aids and that the epidemic is still growing.

Reaching out for Change
A qualitative assessment of government healthcare and education polices affecting the women and children minorities - carried out in five provinces: Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Kon Tum, Nghe An and Soc Trang.

Ensuring the rights of indigenous children
Indigenous communities and their individual members draw their identity and form their world-view from specific historical and cultural contexts that include their own beliefs, social organization, language, customs and knowledge.

Young People and HIV/AIDS - "Opportunity in Crisis"
The report is the first comprehensive look at behaviour and knowledge relating to HIV/AIDS of young people aged 15 to 24. It also includes the latest country-by-country HIV prevalence rates for the age group - UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO - 2002

Children on the edge
UNICEF Report Says 1 Million Children Enter the Commercial Sex Trade in Asia Every Year - UNICEF East Asia and Pacific - 2002

Children and Women: A Situation Analysis 2000
The report provides an overview of the challenges facing children and women in today’s Viet Nam, including social, economic, and environmental factors effecting children’s well being - UNICEF Viet Nam - 2000

 

 

 

 

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