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October 19, 2017

Vietnam has tremendous potential solar energy resources and its Power Development Plan calls for 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy by 2030. This transition in the energy sector creates a new market for modern technologies as well as supportive business opportunities. In addition to helping the Vietnamese Government establish effective policies that attract private sector investment for renewable energy, USAID’s Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program (V-LEEP) also aims to help private companies finance, create and build renewable energy projects.

October 19, 2017

From October 16-20, five Harvard Medical School experts trained 200 faculty members from medical schools in Hai Phong, Hue, Thai Nguyen, and Ho Chi Minh City. These medical schools are partners of USAID’s Improving Access, Curriculum and Teaching in Medical Education and Emerging Diseases (IMPACT MED) Alliance, which is revamping medical education curriculum and teaching approaches to produce graduates with the skills and knowledge to address current and future health challenges.

October 19, 2017

National Health Accounts (NHA) data helps the Government of Vietnam (GVN) monitor the total health expenditure and the proportions contributed by the government, donors, private sector, and consumers.

October 11, 2017

Only 60% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Vietnam are covered under Social Health Insurance (SHI), compared to 75% for the general population. In the wake of declining donor funding, the number of PLHIV covered under SHI needs to increase.

October 11, 2017

G-link, a civil society partner of USAID’s Healthy Markets activity, has been shortlisted (out of over 350 nominations) for the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health’s HIV, Equality and Rights (HERO) Awards, which acknowledges outstanding HIV responses to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in the Asia/Pacific region.

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Last updated: May 09, 2018

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