A working delegation from the Ministry of Health led by Deputy Minister Do Xuan Tuyen inspected the provision of vitamin A for children in Cao Phong district on June 1.


Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen and the working delegation inspect the organisation of the vitamin A supplementation campaign in Hop Phong commune of Cao Phong district.

The medical centre of Cao Phong district has issued various plans to prevent malnutrition in children in 2024, and implement the first phase of the vitamin A supplementation campaign for children aged 6-59 months.

As many as 3,000 capsules of 200,000 international units (IU) of vitamin A, and 450 capsules of 100,000 IU were allocated to the first phase.

During the campaign which takes place in Cao Phong town and nine communes from June 1-10, children will receive vitamin A doses, get measurements of height and weight, and get dewormed.

Children from 2 years old to under 6 years old in the district benefit from the campaign, including 415 from poor and near-poor households and those freshly escaping poverty.


 Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen and leaders of the provincial Department of Health present gifts to members of the trade unions of the Cao Phong district medical centre who have difficult circumstances.

At the inspection, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen laid a stress on the significance of vitamin A to children’s development. Speaking highly of the district’s campaign, Tuyen ordered competent sides to pay due attention to allocating the vitamin effectively, and raising the public awareness of the importance of vitamin A, ensuring that 98% of local kids get the supplements.

The district medical centre must enhance the communications work and instruct families to supplement daily vitamin A doses, helping reduce the rate of malnutrition in children, he added.

Tuyen and the working delegation presented 25 gift packages to members of the trade union of the district medical centre with difficult circumstances, and attended a signing ceremony for a welfare programme for workers held by the trade unions of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information and Communications and Med Group.

Related Topics


Cao Phong district works to improve living conditions of ethnic minority people

Defining socio-economic development and effective implementation of policies on ethnic affairs in the locality has been a continuous and crucial task during 2019-2024 period, the Party Committee and People's Committee of Cao Phong district have focused on leadership in executing these tasks, achieving positive results. The material and spiritual lives of people in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas have gradually improved while rural area has gained a face-lift.

Education sector contributes to building new-style rural areas

Hoa Binh’s education and training sector is implementing concerted measures to better the quality of education and training, proactively implementing the national target programme on new rural area building.

Developing prosperous, progressive, equal, happy “cells of society”

Family is the home of each person and the cell of a society. It also plays a significant role in the formation and development of each person’s personality. On May 4, 2001, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 72/2001/QD-TTg, designating June 28 as the Vietnamese Family Day. Over the past years, Hoa Binh province has carried out a number of activities to honour the family traditions and help develop prosperous, progressive, equal, happy "cells of society”.

Nearly 1,700 volunteers have participated in the “Supporting the exam season”

During the two days of June 27th - 28th, 38 "Supporting the exam season” teams with nearly 1,700 volunteers were present at 38 exam sites in the province to support more than 9,800 candidates taking the exam at the High School Graduation Exam in 2024.

The national high school graduation exam in Hoa Binh province takes place seriously according to the regulations

On June 28th, the candidates in Hoa Binh province at 38 testing sites entered the second as well as the final testing day of the 2024 High School Graduation Exam.

Over 9,800 Hoa Binh students take high school graduation exam

Together with the more than 1 million students across the country, more than 9,800 students in Hoa Binh entered the first day of the 2024 high school graduation exam in the morning of June 27. They took the literature exam in the morning and maths in the afternoon.