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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 10:00am

HANOI, October 12, 2014 -- More than one hundred women entrepreneurs from throughout Vietnam gathered today at the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Forum 2014, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to share successful business models and to discuss challenges and opportunities for women.

The forum, themed ‘Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Towards the Future’ and organized by the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC) of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) with support from USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program, also sought inputs and suggestions from the participants for the development of VWEC’s strategy towards 2020 to build a strong national organization that can effectively represent the voice of women entrepreneurs in policy advocacy and support its members in doing business.

Coastal fishing villages in central Vietnam face natural hazards from stormy weather.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:15am

Quang Nam Province today launched a U.S.-supported project to increase the resilience of disaster-prone central coastal communities to natural hazards.

USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker announces Social Work Education Enhancement Program in Hanoi.
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 1:15am

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 in Dien Bien learn how to use the Xpert system.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:00am

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.

School children receive a dose of deworming medicine in Dien Bien.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:00am

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.

Forest areas in Vietnam
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 2:45am

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.

Seventh U.S.-Vietnam Advisory Committee Meeting (JAC) in Hanoi
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 2:45am

Vietnamese and U.S. experts deepened their dialogue and commitment to explore feasible solutions to dealing with issues related Agent Orange/dioxin at a two-day meeting in Hanoi.

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 3:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a $2.4 million grant to Arizona State University (ASU) to support the expansion of the Higher Education Engineering Alliance Program (HEEAP) that leverages public and private sector funding to improve the quality of higher education in the country.

A school girl in Kon Tum tries out her new glasses.
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:00am

More than 10,000 primary and secondary school students in Kon Tum Province have been screened for vision problems with more than 800 of them receiving eyeglasses  under an eye care project just completed with support from the U.S. Government and implemented under the leadership of the Kon Tum provincial departments of Health and Education and Training.

Danang airport.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 3:15am

Vietnam and the United States today launched a project to clean up dioxin contamination from the herbicide Agent Orange in areas of Danang airport where it was stored and handled during the U.S.-Vietnam War.

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