Leaders and senior officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH), the US Embassy, local authorities, HIV workers and community groups, and celebrities gathered today at an event to launch the first-ever HIV self-testing services in the country. The launch marks a new trend in Vietnam, where HIV-affected populations will have a new choice to test themselves for HIV in a private and confidential way, and therefore be the first to know their preliminary results.
From August 15-18, USAID’s Accessibility for Inclusion project organized an exchange in Hanoi for provincial government officials from Tay Ninh and Binh Dinh as well as disabled persons organizations to learn about good practices in disability physical accessibilities.
Since 2006, the USAID Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) Project has worked with the Vietnam’s Ministry of Health to improve the national HIV/AIDS response by providing a reliable, cost effective and secure supply of medicines.
A group of 11 senior officials from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Justice have just completed a study tour to several U.S. agencies (including the U.S. Trade Representative Office) and private groups to learn first-hand from the U.S. Government’s experiences implementing free trade commitments and other legal and regulatory reforms.
The USAID-funded Vietnam Forests and Deltas Program (VFD) has developed and tested livelihood models to assist with food security and increasing incomes for farmers.
Last updated: August 26, 2016