HANOI - 23 MAY 2015 - Ban Ki-moon and Viet Nam's Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh inaugurated the Green One UN House today—the first green certified UN House in the world and WHO's new home in Viet Nam.
HANOI - 16 MAY 2015 - Viet Nam made substantial progress in preparing and responding to public health emergencies in the last nine years. This is the main conclusion of a joint review by the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam and WHO of the implementation of the Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) and the International Health Regulations (IHR) in Viet Nam, which took place from 10-15 May 2015.
Hanoi, 5 May 2015 - This week Viet Nam marks the Third UN Road Safety Week. At the request of the United Nations General Assembly, this year’s theme will focus on “Save Kids Lives” in Viet Nam.
HANOI, 24 April 2015 – With the theme “Invest in the future, defeat malaria”, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region urges Viet Nam to consolidate recent gains against malaria and accelerate efforts towards a malaria-free Region.
- UN Secretary-General inaugurates new eco-friendly One UN building in Viet Nam
- WHO hails Viet Nam’s Significant Progress in Preparedness and Response to Public Health Emergencies
- Viet Nam Marks Third UN Global Road Safety Week to Keep Children Safe on Roads
- World Malaria Day 2015: Protecting and strengthening gains for a malaria-free Viet Nam
Highlights from WHO Viet Nam
3 February 2015
At the opening of the third One Health Conference in Ha Noi, the UN recognized One Health (OH) accomplishments that Viet Nam has achieved to-date, but also emphasized on a long road ahead for Viet Nam to become a regional OH leader. Given the threat posed by new and emerging diseases the UN still urged for stronger cooperation between human, animal and ecosystem health under the ‘One Health’ umbrella.
1 February 2015
Hanoi - Early January 2015, the United Nations in Viet Nam hosted a group of eight international journalists. The reporters, who came from a variety of countries and major media outlets, had been selected to participate in a press fellowship led by the United Nations Foundation. The goal of the week-long fellowship was to give them an opportunity to see first-hand the health challenges and successes in Viet Nam, with a particular focus on child health and immunization.