Over 1,400 people living with or affected by HIV (PLHIV) in Vietnam have found a job or realized their dream of running their own businesses with support from the U.S. Government. This is one result of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) workplace-based HIV prevention project funded under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Vietnam will improve its readiness to prevent and cope with avian influenza under a $1.7 million project extension funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Vietnam's Ministries of Health and Education and Training today completed a large-scale, U.S.-supported distribution of medicine to help over 918,000 children in disadvantaged provinces fend off intestinal worms.
Today, U.S. Ambassador David Shear officially introduced a new U.S.-supported program that will provide a comprehensive range of services that will benefit approximately 10,000 Vietnamese with disabilities.
More than 50 staff members the Vietnam National Assembly's Institute of Legislative Studies (ILS) have received training in areas of policy analysis and legislative research and nearly 200 deputies and staff of the Office of the National Assembly have participated in public policy workshops under a U.S.-supported program to help improve the quality of national legislation.
The U.S.-supported Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) opened its first conference to provide leaders in government, industry and academia an opportunity to discuss and collaborate on improving engineering education throughout Southeast Asia.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the launch of an essay contest highlighting the crucial role women play in advancing development in Vietnam, especially in the fields of science, engineering and technology.
The "Women in Science and Technology" Essay Contest, launched to mark International Women's Day, encourages Vietnamese students to write about how girls and women can play a greater role in science and technology in Vietnam. The submitted essays will be judged by a panel led by USAID/Vietnam and the winner will receive an Apple iPad Mini and a USAID certificate of appreciation.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced that it has contracted with TerraTherm, Inc. to carry out thermal remediation of dioxin at Vietnam's Danang Airport.
The U.S. Departments of State and Commerce and Vietnam Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transport in collaboration with the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council hosted a Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Infrastructure Best Practices Exchange in Hanoi on January 14-15, 2013. The LMI Infrastructure Best Practices Exchange brought together senior U.S. and regional government officials and private sector representatives responsible for infrastructure development from the United States and the LMI partner countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Last updated: March 11, 2014