(HBO) - Recognising the role of communication in population and family planning programmes, Hoa Binh province's Sub-department of Population and Family Planning has coordinated with agencies and socio-political organisations in carrying out information dissemination models in the new situation, Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, its director, has said.
Hoa Binh province's Sub-department of Population and
Family Planning carries out Thalassemia test at the communal health stations in
Lac Thuy district.
The professional training for medical workers involved in population-related
communication activities at all levels has been strengthened to improve the
quality and effectiveness of the work. Counseling sessions have been organised
to help local residents become aware of the benefit of implementing the policy
on population and family planning as well as reproductive health care.
Different forms of communication have been deployed including the radio system,
posters, and the distribution of leaflets
The sub-department collaborated with the provincial Department of Culture,
Sports and Tourism, the boards of Popularisation and Education at different
levels, and the provincial Youth Union to popularise information to reduce the
third child birth rate.
It has also launched a video-making contest on the Tiktok platform with the
theme "The population sector accompanies the country in the fight against
the COVID-19 pandemic" as well as organised communication activities in
response to the International Thalassemia Day (May 8) and World Population Day
Training classes and seminars on health care for the elderly were held, an
intervention model was implemented to reduce the number of thalassemia cases
along with screening, diagnosis and treatment of antenatal and neonatal
Effective pre-marital clubs will be maintained while all economic sectors are
encouraged to engage in the provision of contraceptives, family planning and
reproductive health services.
Along with communication activities, the sub-department of population and
family planning has well carried out reproductive health care and family
planning services, especially effective implementation of a communication
campaign that focused on areas with high birth rates and percentage of people
giving birth to a third child and disadvantaged areas.
As a result, in the first 6 months of this year, 26,782 more couples of
childbearing age began to use modern contraceptive methods, reaching 43.49
percent of the assigned plan and representing 96.79 percent compared to the
same period last year. The sex ratio at birth is kept at 113.9 boys per 100
girls. The number of third-child births accounted for 19.01 percent of all
(HBO) – From a disadvantaged commune, Gia Mo (Tan Lac district) has been honoured with new-style rural status earlier this year, thanks to concerted efforts made by local Party organisation, administration and people.
(HBO) – The Party Committee and administration of Luong Son district’s Cu Yen commune always pay attention to caring for people with meritorious services to the country. The activities to take care of policy beneficiaries, war invalids and martyrs' families are more vibrant during holidays, New Year, or on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (July 27), reflecting the deep gratitude of local officials and people to their sacrifices.
(HBO) - Recently, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult to arrange capital to carry out the National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building in Yen Thuy district, especially for communes that strive to fulfill criteria of new-style rural areas as well as those who seek recognition as exemplary new-style rural areas. In fact, large investment is needed while the resources of provincial and local budget are still limited, therefore, the mobilisation of capital from the people and other agencies is essential.
(HBO) – For about one year of implementation, a special emulation movement among the public security force of communal-level localities in Hoa Binh province has helped strongly improve each police officer’s awareness and performance. It has encouraged the force to maintain a good grasp of the local situation and effectively carry out the "All people safeguard the Fatherland’s security” movement, thereby helping ensure security - order and win people’s support.
(HBO) - In the school year of 2021 - 2022, the appropriate units and schools in Luong Son district are facing many challenges, especially the unprecedented pressures caused by Covid-19 pandemics. However, with the spirit of overcoming difficulties, the whole district has made efforts to implement the synchronous solutions to maintain and improve the quality of education.
(HBO) - The Hoa Binh provincial People's Committee on June 29 organised the 2022 Children's Forum themed "joining hands to protect children - Speak up to prevent and combat child abuse and violence". Attending the event were Nguyen Van Toan, Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee and head of the provincial Steering Committee for Child Protection; Dang Hoa Nam, Director of the Child Protection & Care Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs; Nguyen Thi Bich Lien, Director of ChildFund Australia in Vietnam; and Khong Huong Lan, representative of World Vision in Vietnam, among others.