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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:00am

DANANG, August 11, 2017 - Today, in collaboration with Fablab Danang, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Danang launched a Maker Innovation Space. Located in University of Danang, this fully equipped laboratory space will help students gain skills to launch and test new technologies and innovative solutions to community development challenges.

Maker Spaces enable university students to design, prototype, and create manufactured projects. The Danang Maker Innovation Space will have 3-D printers, laser cutters, a wood and metal shop, as well as advanced design software available to all university student members. Students will use the Maker Innovation Space to translate the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics theory they learn in the classroom into prototypes for technological solutions for real-world problems. It is not only an educational facility, but also a solutions and inventions laboratory.

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.

Distribution of water containers in Ben Tre province.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 3:15am

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius announced today that the U.S. Government has provided an additional $500,000 in emergency assistance to help those who have been affected by the worst drought and saltwater intrusion Vietnam has faced in decades.

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam (Second right in the second row) observes the signing ceremony.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:15pm

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Deputy Minister of Defense Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh announced today the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Danang Airport under a project managed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the event.

A rice field in Tra Vinh Province, which is being affected by the drought.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 5:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a disaster relief grant from the U.S. Government to help Vietnam respond to the severe drought and saltwater intrusion that are affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in its southern provinces and the Central Highlands.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius speaks at the Red River Delta Climate Change Symposium.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:30am

Researchers, activists, representatives of international development partners and Vietnamese government officials at the central and provincial levels, including those from the country’s five Red River Delta provinces (Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh and Quang Ninh), are gathering at a two-day climate change symposium that aims to promote delta-wide cooperation in addressing climate change impacts.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 2:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today made public a Property Rights and Gender Training Toolkit, designed to give community volunteers knowledge they can use to educate communities about land rights, mitigate land disputes, and provide counseling.

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 3:45am

Thousands of persons with disabilities in both rural and urban areas of Vietnam have enjoyed better health, education and livelihood opportunities as part of the support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Persons with Disabilities Support Program.

USAID Vietnam Office of Health Director John Eyres speaks at the event.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:45am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that Bedaquiline, the first new medication to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in over 40 years, is now available in Vietnam through its partnership with Janssen Therapeutics of Johnson & Johnson. This innovative partnership is a significant step forward in the global fight against the growing health threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Last updated: August 09, 2017

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