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February 1, 2018

In 2018, for the first time, VSS will procure HIV drugs that will be covered by the Social Health Insurance Program. Over the last year, USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) activity has been training VSS staff on procedures for provincial forecasting and bidding.

February 1, 2018

On January 17, USAID’s Sustainable HIV Response from Technical Assistance (SHIFT) activity, the Vietnam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) and UN Women hosted an event in Hanoi to share findings from a joint UN-VAAC gender assessment of Vietnam’s HIV response, and propagate action to address identified gaps.

January 30, 2018

Incumbent of this position will work for the USAID Vietnam’s Office of Financial Management (OFM) and will be responsible for the comprehensive range of financial functions and compliance related to all payments, collections, and cashiering.  The incumbent will be directly responsible for ensuring all the invoices and payment entries annually are properly executed and recorded in the financial system on a day-to-day basis. She/he will manage, reconcile and account for disbursements from U.S. dollar appropriations held at the Treasury requiring the incumbent to be fully versed in many aspects of federal financial management and United States Government (USG) regulations.

January 23, 2018

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink joined Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defense, in witnessing the signing of a Memorandum of Intent between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense Military Science Department to begin the process of dioxin contamination remediation at Bien Hoa Air Base area.

January 18, 2018

Vietnam currently has more than 120,000 HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART). In less than a year, more than 53,000 of these patients will transition from externally-funded to locally-financed treatment services under social health insurance. This month, USAID’s Sustainable HIV Response from Technical Assistance (SHIFT) activity worked with 56 healthcare providers from Bac Giang and Lao Cai provinces to implement Individual Treatment Continuation Plans (ITCPs).


For USAID/Vietnam Newsroom items issued before January 2017, please visit the 2012-2017 Archive Site.


Last updated: June 15, 2018

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