Fact Sheet: Inclusion

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INCLUSION aims to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities in provinces heavily sprayed with Agent Orange (Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, and Kon Tum), by expanding and improving rehabilitation and social services, enhancing policy implementation, and building service provider capacity of national and local government disabilities agencies as well as community disabilities organizations.

EXPAND HEALTH, SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES  

Working through its partners, INCLUSION will build a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation service system and provide rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities and home-based care and training to family members in nursing, nutrition and safety. The project will promote social participation of persons with disabilities, build their independent living skills, and provide them and their family members with peer and psychological support.

FOSTER POLICY IMPLEMENTATION and build capacity

Through collaboration with the Government of Vietnam, civil society and the private sector, INCLUSION promotes the implementation of disability policies, including revision of current policies, advocacy campaigns for the inclusion of anti-discrimination clauses, and development of new guidance for disabilities assistance. INCLUSION also assists partners to improve technical and management capacity

(EXPECTED) RESULTS

By the end of 2022, 15,000 persons with disabilities will have benefited from direct assistance, and rehabilitation and social service systems will be built in eight provinces. INCLUSION will also support the Government of Vietnam to further advance disability policies. By providing direct services to persons with disabilities and building Vietnam’s public-service delivery system, INCLUSION promotes greater social, economic, and political opportunities for the most vulnerable populations and strengthens their inclusion and participation into society.

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Monday, March 15, 2021 - 4:15am

Last updated: May 11, 2022