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Diversify activities to support women with reproductive health care


Many programs have been organized by Bayer with domestic and foreign units recently to help women better understand reproductive health and family planning.

Recently, the Bayer Vietnam company cooperated with the General Department of Population and Family Planning to organize Workshop in response to World Contraceptive Day (September 26) with the message “Active contraception, proactive future” to raise awareness about the causes of unwanted pregnancy, the benefits of contraception … The program calls for more attention and efforts from relevant agencies for women’s health, especially for subjects of reproductive age.

Mr. Nguyen Doan Tu, Director General, General Department of Family and Population Planning spoke at the program in response to the World Contraceptive Day with the theme “Active contraception, active future”. Image: Bayer.

World Contraceptive Day was officially launched in 2007 with a vision towards a world where there are no unwanted pregnancies and every woman is equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary to take care of her reproductive health. , practice family planning. In pursuit of this goal, Bayer accompanies with its partners to implement a family planning education program to help Vietnamese women access more easily to knowledge about contraception, helping them to be proactive. Planning for life, family and career.

Since its inception in 2018, the family planning education program for public health has achieved some success in its goal of helping officials and members of the Vietnam Women’s Union ( Women’s Union), as well as women and young women nationwide. Over the years, the program has organized many activities such as: Women’s Health Day, advanced training for Viet Nam Women’s Union staff on contraceptive methods and services, building electronic applications to perform herds connect and provide information for population officials and women in need of reproductive health counseling. Standardization of propaganda documents was also promoted.

Facing the obstacles Covid-19 poses in accessing health care and family planning services, Bayer Vietnam also has many activities to help young people improve understanding and prevent consequences of pregnancy. Unintended. The unit cooperates with influential people to produce propaganda videos about reproductive health, showing vivid visual information about contraception; sponsor the online counseling program “Turn off the lights”, help women approach psychologists, physiological experts to consult content around marriage, family, social, health relationships. reproduction.

In Asia Pacific, the #Herhero program in the form of an online forum was also held last week, in collaboration with Bayer, the Southeast Asian Population Committee, healthcare professionals, and policy makers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), influential women in the region. At the forum, topics on women’s health, family planning were paid attention and were exchanged openly. #Herhero celebrates heroes in real life, such as family, friends, pharmacists, doctors, who facilitate women to openly talk about these topics.

Online seminar #HerHero together call on women to prioritize personal health care, reproductive health and family planning, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

The #HerHero webinar calls on women to give priority to taking care of their own health, reproductive health and family planning, especially in Covid-19. Image: Screenshot from #Herhero online forum that took place last week.

All participants of the forum called on women to prioritize health and family planning first, even during a pandemic. The program also calls for broader community support and participation in a shared commitment, adding a voice in the story of women’s health care and autonomy.

Dr. Tran Thi Lan Huong, Medical Director, Pharmaceutical Branch, Bayer Vietnam highly appreciated the need to overcome social stereotypes to openly discuss topics on contraception and women’s reproductive health. women in particular and the whole society in general. One of Bayer’s sustainable development goals is to help 100 million women in low-middle-income countries access knowledge of family planning through funding packages for institute programs. multilateral support. This ensures to provide women with an affordable contraceptive.

Dr. Tran Thi Lan Huong shares more, with a portfolio of innovative contraceptive solutions and healthcare initiatives on a digital platform, Bayer is constantly striving to help millions of women and young people in Vietnam. Increase access to scientific information sources. From there, they will wisely and freely choose the right healthcare methods for them.

Dr. Tran Thi Lan Huong, Medical Director, Pharmaceutical Division, Bayer Vietnam shares Bayer's commitment to support national Family Planning programs to raise awareness among young people about prevention. safe pregnancy

Dr. Tran Thi Lan Huong, Medical Director, Pharmaceutical Division, Bayer Vietnam shares Bayer’s commitment to support national Family Planning programs to raise awareness among young people about prevention. safe pregnancy. Image: Bayer.

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the oral contraceptive, Bayer also conducted a video interviewing six typical women, from different countries in Asia and the Pacific, sharing their wishes for the next 60 years. and more, for yourself, for your family, and for every woman.

Supporting women with reproductive health care

Hoang Anh

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