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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tags: the elderly
Government launches program to improve healthcare for the elderly Government launches program to improve healthcare for the elderly
By 2030, 85 percent of elderly people and their caretakers nationwide will have access to information on population ageing and the right to receive proper healthcare, according to the elderly healthcare program recently approved by the Prime Minister.
Thread tying ritual - a traditional custom of the Thai Thread tying ritual - a traditional custom of the Thai
A thread tying ritual, called hang van or et van, is an age-old practice of the Thai in the northwestern mountainous region of Vietnam and western parts of Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Thanh Hoa provinces, who believe a sick person can get well again after praying the deities of muong troi, the heaven, and having his wandering souls returned to the body through tying a thread around his wrist.
Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert
The United Nations Population Fund Country Office in Vietnam has recently rendered technical support to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in preparing a review report of 10 years of implementing the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam. On this occasion, Naomi Kitahara, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, grants Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine an interview on the results achieved in Vietnam’s gender equality work as well as things that should be improved in the future.
VN launches elderly healthcare program in response to ageing population VN launches elderly healthcare program in response to ageing population
A 10-year healthcare program for the elderly will start in Vietnam next year as part of the Government’s response to the country’s fast-ageing population.
Labor Code Labor Code
Coming into force from the beginning of 2021, the Labor Code prescribes labor standards; rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees, employers, grassroots-level employees’ representative organizations, and employers’ representative organizations in industrial relations and other relations directly associated with industrial relations; and state management of labor.
Vietnams approach to COVID-19 treatment: compulsory licensing as solution in national emergency? Vietnam’s approach to COVID-19 treatment: compulsory licensing as solution in national emergency?
This article examines the concept of compulsory licensing under the TRIPS Agreement, the recent implementation of such mechanism in several countries, also its incorporation of the same into Vietnam’s legal framework and most importantly, its domestic practicability amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marriage rituals of the Hmong Xanh Marriage rituals of the Hmong Xanh
The Hmong Xanh, “blue” Hmong, is one of four sub-groups of Hmong people living mostly in Van Ban district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work
Here is the full text of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work, which was adopted at the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
Social insurance law: overview and solutions for improvement Social insurance law: overview and solutions for improvement
Social insurance is a main pillar of the social security system in Vietnam’s socialist-oriented market economy, which plays an important role in realizing social progress and justice, improving people’s lives, and ensuring socio-political stability and national sustainable development. Proper implementation of social insurance is the duty of the entire political system and responsibility of Party organizations and administrations, socio-political organizations, businesses and people. One of the key factors for proper implementation of social insurance is policies and laws governing this social service. This article examines limitations in the current legal system on social insurance and puts forward solutions for improvement of this important system.

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