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April 12, 2018

On April 6, with support USAID’s Disability Rights Enforcement Coordination and Therapy (DIRECT) activity, the General Hospital of Binh Phuoc province officially opened its first ever rehabilitation unit and occupational therapy lab. Equipped with modern facilities and well-trained staff, the new unit can provide persons with disabilities with both physical and occupational therapies. In addition to USAID’s support, Binh Phuoc’s business community contributed roughly $12,000 to help establish the new unit.

April 12, 2018

USAID’s Building University-Industry Learning and Development Through Innovation and Technology (BUILD-IT) Alliance is helping technology and engineering universities in Vietnam reach their goals of achieving ASEAN accreditation or Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) recognition. In March, over 200 faculty members of partner universities in Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City completed a training series on international standard criteria for institutional and program accreditation.

April 12, 2018

The number of new HIV cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) has risen significantly in recent years. Last week, USAID’s Sustainable HIV Response from Technical Assistance activity partnered with the governments of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to promote HIV self-testing services for this group.

April 12, 2018

In 2016 and 2017, USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth Program helped the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) learn from international best practices in developing audit reports. This year, the program continued its support to improve the quality of SAV’s audits of the state budget annual projections.

April 5, 2018

On March 30, Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong joined U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of Energy Resources Sandra Oudkirk and U.S Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink to co-chair the first Vietnam-US Energy Security Dialogue in Hanoi. Government representatives and technical experts from both countries exchanged views on the challenges and opportunities to strengthen energy security and sustainable economic growth in Vietnam.


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Last updated: May 09, 2018

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