In addition, UNDP in collaboration with UNWomen is conducting a rapid assessment of economic impacts of the crisis by surveying about 600 vulnerable households and 500 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). This will contribute to the COVID-19 Impact Assessment led by the National Centre for Information and Forecast of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
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AMR is one of the world’s most critical healthcare challenges. It occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites change in ways that render the medications used to cure the infections they cause ineffective, caused by the inappropriate use of medicines, for example using antibiotics for viral infections such as cold or flu, or sharing antibiotics, low-quality medicines, wrong prescriptions, while poor infection prevention and control also encourage the development and spread of drug resistance. It is estimated that by 2050, the number of people dying from antimicrobial resistance could reach 10 million. … [Read more...] about Partnership signed to fight against antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam in 2021-2023
At the event Addressing the event, Headmaster of Tien Nguyen Ethnic Minority Secondary School Hoang Khuong Duy said that there are five ethnic groups, namely the Dao, Tay, Kinh, H'mong and Nung, living separately in Tien Nguyen commune. The local people depend mainly on agricultural production. Therefore, they still have difficulties in life and low levels of education. … [Read more...] about Meaningful gifts presented to disadvantaged students in Ha Giang
The Covid-19 pandemic came as a great shock to most economies, including Vietnam. Still, Vietnam’s resilience proves this is also an opportunity for the country to give the private sector and the domestic market more attention. The public debt-to-GDP ratio is expected to be 46.1% in 2021, on the basis of GDP revaluation, so it is quite possible to improve this ratio, especially in the context of real interest rates around 0% in developed economies, plus a high savings rate at home. However, policies such as increasing public debt and curbing inflation need to be carefully studied with data of Vietnam concerning the following two issues. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
The Vietnamese Government is prioritising the nation’s digital transformation to ensure inclusive development in the era of Industry 4.0. On June 3, the Prime Minister approved the National Digital Transformation Programme until 2025, with a vision toward 2030, with the aim of concurrently developing a digital Government, economy and society while also creating technology businesses capable of extending their reach to the world. In the process of digital transformation, large private enterprises are taking a leading role and leaving home-based micro-businesses behind. … [Read more...] about Digital literacy training available to 65,000 microfinance clients in Vietnam