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September 28, 2017

Last week, Vietnam's National Assembly held its first ever National Education Conference with planning and financial support from USAID. With nearly 200 participants from academia, government, scholars, scientists, and development partners, the conference aimed to connect research, policy development, and lawmaking in order to bring education closer to the realities of life in a dynamic knowledge-based economy.

September 28, 2017

Last week, USAID held a close-out event for the Unidentified Remains Project. USAID has been working with the U.S. Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and eight public and private Vietnamese laboratories to implement this activity.

September 28, 2017

On September 21, USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth Program partnered with Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) to hold the first annual Vietnam Finance Forum entitled "Public Finance Reform Towards Sustainable Development" to discuss and debate current public finance issues, including potential value-added tax (VAT) reforms.

USAID Supports Vietnam to Improve Disaster Response
September 28, 2017

Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched Phase II of the Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in Central Vietnam project.   Phase II will be implemented by the American Red Cross with five Consortium members:  Vietnam Red Cross, Plan International, HelpAge International, Catholic Relief Services, and Save the Children.

September 21, 2017

Vietnam is currently transitioning more than 100,000 antiretroviral therapy (ART) patients from externally-funded to locally-financed treatment services under social health insurance (SHI). Signing up for insurance requires patients to complete multiple and often challenging administrative procedures.


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


Last updated: November 09, 2017

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