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HCM City deals with low fertility rate

The economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic in the last three years has made many couples afraid of having children.

HCM City’s fertility rate on the fall

HCM City has continued witnessing a declining fertility rate, standing among 21 localities in the country with a low fertility rate.

Health Ministry proposes reward of up to VND9 million to couples who have second child

People in areas with low fertility rates may receive a reward twice as much as the regions’ minimum wages if they have a second child.

The generation with only one child

Having only one child or no children has not become common in Vietnam, but it can be seen clearly in some provinces and regions.

More work needed to improve population quality: official

Although Vietnam has obtained some achievements in improving the quality of its population, there is still room for improvement, said Do Xuan Tuyen, deputy minister of health.