obesity
Society

Child malnutrition remains challenge in Southeast Asia: study

A recent study of nearly 14,000 children aged six months to 12 years throws light on the ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition – undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overweight and obesity, which often co-exist in the same country and even in the same family. 
Society

COVID sends increasing number of children to hospital

The number of children under 16 hospitalised with COVID-19 in HCM City has risen recently, with many unaware of the infection until visits to doctors with flu-like symptoms such as cough and fever, according to the Department of Health.

Opinion

People must remain vigilant against COVID-19 at all times

Senior Lieutenant General Võ Minh Lương, Deputy Minister of National Defence, Head of the Government's Special Working Group on COVID-19 prevention and control in HCM City and southern provinces, spoke to local media about lessons learnt during the localities’ COVID-19 response and key measures for a safe, resilient recovery.