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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:30am

HO CHI MINH CITY, August 5, 2014 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a two-year project that seeks to improve the community response to the HIV epidemic by strengthening the ability of local organizations to reach most at-risk populations and link them with appropriate HIV services.

The “USAID Community HIV Link-Southern” project, implemented in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho City and An Giang Province by the Centre for Promotion of Quality of Life (LIFE) with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has a target of delivering effective community-based HIV/AIDS services to a total 4,000 high risk people (injecting drug users, female sex workers and men who have sex with men) and 2,000 people living with HIV.

The USAID Avian and Pandemic Influenza Initiative developed model markets, slaughterhouses, and training programs.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 2:45am

Key training and demonstration models have reached thousands of human and animal health workers and poultry farmers across Vietnam to help detect and control disease as part of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Avian and Pandemic Influenza Initiative (USAID/APII).

USAID staff meet local organizations in Hanoi.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 5:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today met with 140 representatives of primarily Vietnamese nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Hanoi to expand partnerships through a new grant program.

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker, second from left, helps hand over wheelchairs to people with disabilities in Danang.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:00pm

The Danang Women's and Children's Hospital today opened a new rehabilitation department for children with support from a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program for people with disabilities (PWD).

A Vietnamese woman makes her way home in the Mekong Delta.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 12:30am

Vietnam earned three awards in a U.S. Government program to fund scientific research in developing countries. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), under the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) awards, has announced its second round of research collaboration grants

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker addresses an event for the USAID HIV Workplace Project.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 5:30am

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).

USAID and FAO support laboratory staff as they detect viruses in Vietnam.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 6:00am

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).

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker gives a dose of deworming medicine to kindergarten children in Nam Dinh Province.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 (All day)

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.

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker awards employees with disabilities.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 11:30pm

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.

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 4:00am

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.

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Last updated: August 19, 2014

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