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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.

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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