Tuesday 19 April 2016

Save the Children Shares Experience in Helping Youth Find Jobs

Save the Children on April 18-20 organized a learning meeting to share its experience in helping deprived and at-risk youth aged 15-24 become better prepared for the job market.

Monday 21 March 2016

Protecting Children Oral Health in Vietnam

Save the Children in collaboration with the Department of Education of Hai Phong northern city organized a communications event to celebrate the World Oral Health Day on March 20.

Save the Children’s program “Improving School Health and Nutrition including Oral Health in Vietnam,” supported by Wrigley Company Foundation, has been implemented in 60 schools in the three cities of Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh. The program runs from 2011 to 2016.

Thursday 10 March 2016

In Vietnam, a Program Works toward Schools Free of Violence

Addressing a Save the Children’s workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Minh Trang, a teacher in Vo Gap district, drew attendants’ attention with her own story.

“I had never believed in soft discipline on students. I used to see those naïve faces engulfed in fear,” said Trang, who used to work as a teacher of geography and now serves as the deputy principal at Nguyen Van Troi secondary school. “My students later said the image of me with a long, thick stick had dented in their minds.”

Wednesday 9 March 2016

GSK and Save the Children Award Helps Save Lives in Vietnam

GSK and Save the Children in Vietnam on March 8 presented the Healthcare Innovation Award to PATH Vietnam for its Immreg system that digitalizes immunization recording in the country. 

The 400,000 USD award will enable PATH to replicate the system in Vietnam, helping health workers and families to save time and prevent errors.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Scaling up Maternal and Newborn Care in Vietnam

At the seventh month, Giang A Nha is as fit as any other child of his age, with no sign of being a preterm baby. “Without the doctors’ care, he wouldn’t have survived,” said Nha’s grandfather, in Ban Mu commune, Tram Tau district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.