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.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Dong A University in Danang launched a U.S.-supported IT training program for people with disabilities following similar successful initiatives in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
The U.S. Embassy Hanoi, and Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID) organized a conference for thirty one participants of U.S. Government sponsored exchange programs under the theme: "Cooperation for a Sustainable Future" from November 29 to December 1, 2012. Participants are government officials, NGO leaders and researchers from Lower Mekong region countries, including: Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam.
Quang Nam Province today launched a U.S.-supported project to increase the resilience of disaster-prone central coastal communities to natural hazards.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a three-year partnership with Vietnamese institutions to enhance social work education in Vietnam.
Laboratory technicians have completed training on cutting-edge laboratory equipment provided to Vietnam's National Tuberculosis Control Program with U.S. support that will help control the spread of tuberculosis by shortening the time to diagnose tuberculosis and rifampicin drug resistance from several months to under two hours.
Vietnam's Ministries of Health and Education and Training today launched a large-scale, U.S.-supported distribution of medicine to help children and women of reproductive age in disadvantaged areas of Vietnam fight off intestinal worms.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced five-year programs in clean energy, adaptation, and sustainable landscapes to support Vietnam in addressing the effects of climate change and land use.
Last updated: June 12, 2014