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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 4:45am

HANOI, December 14, 2016 -- More than 280,000 people in Vietnam received HIV testing services, and 15,000 adults and children newly enrolled for antiretroviral treatment (ART) thanks to support from the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Sustainable Management of the HIV/AIDS Response and Transition to Technical Assistance Project (SMART TA) funded under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Launched in 2011, the five-year SMART TA project developed and deployed innovative models that addressed gaps in HIV prevention, care, and treatment, and improved the efficiency of these services. In its final year alone, SMART TA provided treatment to more than 23,000 people living with HIV and methadone treatment for nearly 19,000 people who inject drugs, which is more than 20 percent of all HIV and methadone treatment patients in Vietnam.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:15am

In support of the Government of Vietnam’s commitment to effectively enforce its conservation laws and international treaties to protect endangered and threatened species, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius announced the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Saving Species project to reduce wildlife crime.

USAID's Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Gloria Steele (center) in a group photo with a local forest management
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:45am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities.

MoU signing event.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:45pm

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Limited (Coca-Cola Vietnam) signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a partnership to increase the use of renewable energy and improve industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Vice Minister of National Defense.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 5:00am

Today, Vietnam and the United States jointly commemorated the start of the second and final phase of thermal treatment at the Danang Airport.  This phase will remediate a second batch of approximately 45,000 cubic meters of dioxin-contaminated soil and sediment under a project that is greatly benefiting the people of Danang and is of historic importance for the bilateral relationship. U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Vice Minister of National Defense, ceremoniously switched on the thermal treatment system with many U.S. and Vietnamese government officials, representatives of foreign embassies and development partners and media representatives in attendance.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:00am

Vietnam earned another four awards in the latest round of the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER), a U.S. Government (USG) program to fund scientific research in developing countries, bringing the total number of PEER awards won by Vietnamese scientists to 12.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and his husband Clayton Bond join Vietnamese government officials and celebrities to demonstrate how t
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:30am

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.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 2:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded a five-year grant to the Centre for Promotion of Quality of Life (LIFE), a Vietnamese organization, to strengthen community-led approaches to HIV prevention, care and treatment.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 3:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Vietnam today announced the arrival of new leadership.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its new, five-year, $26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam's HIV and AIDS response.

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