Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters

A creative comic contest "Save the Earth - Children create superhero to fight against natural disasters and climate change" for children aged from 10-15 years is organized by UNICEF Vietnam, Vietnam Disaster Management Authority-Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (VDMA) and the National Young Pioneer Council (NYPC).
Many children are undergoing hemodialysis in the Children Hospital No.2

Tight regulations limit chance of organ transplant for children

Organ transplant technique for children has been used in Vietnam since 2004; yet until now, the number of young patients being treated is still quite low. Healthcare experts have attributed this issue to the scarcity of donated organs, which to some extent results from unsuitable legal regulations.
A Syrian boy holds an oxygen mask over an infant’s face at a makeshift hospital in Eastern Ghouta, where three reported chlorine attacks have occurred in recent weeks. - AFP/VNA Photo

US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

The United States and Russia clashed at the UN Security Council on Monday over a push by Washington to condemn reported chlorine gas attacks in Syria that have left many injured in recent days, including children.
The heart surgery program has benefited 6,000 disadvantaged children over the past 11 years (Photo: VNA)

6,000 children get free heart surgery

The 6,000th child with heart diseases has just received free surgery under a programme funded by VinaCapital Foundation, said CEO of the foundation Robin King Austin on January 16.
Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lan and children at the fifth National Children’s Forum (Photo:

Children raise voice against violence, abuse

As many as 200 children aged between 9 and 15 from 48 cities and provinces nationwide voiced their concern about violence and sexual abuse against children at a dialogue held in Hanoi on August 26.