Vietnam to Join Smoke-Free Cities Network: Official

Vietnam will promote education on tobacco prevention at schools, propose a higher tax rate on cigarettes, raise alarming bell about smoking-related diseases, and impose strict punishments on violations in smoke-free areas, state media cited a health official as saying. Mr. Nguyen Trong Khoa, deputy director of the medical service administration under the Ministry of Health, said the initiative was proposed by Vietnam at the 6th Regional Meeting of Smoke-free cities in the Asia-Pacific Region in the central city of Hoi An last week.

Presentations and Meeting minutes of HCMC Discussion Group meeting in September, 2018


HCMC INGO Discussion Group's meeting was held on 21 Septermber, 2018. All three presentation are available on the link below:

Presentation 1: How a digital strategy can help engage your community? – Vu Quan Nguyen, Creative Director at Leo Burnett

Presentation 2: How to position your organization as an expert? – Betsye Moon Park, Executive Advisor from LIN Centre for Community Development

Presentations at Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Working Group meeting in September, 2018


Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Working Group's meeting was held at NGO Resource Centre on 4th September, 2018. Please click the links below for details of three presentations:

- CWS: presentation on Biosand Water Filter Promotion (Mr. Nguyen Van Ty)
- EMW:  Present/sharing on Women - led OBA Project (Ms. Hong Hanh)
- BORDA: Presentation on integrated Sanitation Approach with demonstration in Bac Ninh city (Ms. Hoa Anh)

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