On August 26, the Evaluation Learning symposium disseminated findings from three USAID evaluations and five partner donor agencies to monitoring and evaluation experts and development stakeholders in Vietnam.
USAID’s Vietnam Forests and Deltas (VFD) Program, in collaboration with the Southern Institute for Water Resources Research and provincial departments, completed a comprehensive analysis of more than 500 ponds in Long An. In the 1990s, Long An province excavated large areas that were used to build up settlement areas in higher elevations to avoid flooding.
Leaders and senior officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH), the US Embassy, local authorities, HIV workers and community groups, and celebrities gathered today at an event to launch the first-ever HIV self-testing services in the country. The launch marks a new trend in Vietnam, where HIV-affected populations will have a new choice to test themselves for HIV in a private and confidential way, and therefore be the first to know their preliminary results.
Since 2006, the USAID Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) Project has worked with the Vietnam’s Ministry of Health to improve the national HIV/AIDS response by providing a reliable, cost effective and secure supply of medicines.
From August 15-18, USAID’s Accessibility for Inclusion project organized an exchange in Hanoi for provincial government officials from Tay Ninh and Binh Dinh as well as disabled persons organizations to learn about good practices in disability physical accessibilities.
Last updated: December 16, 2016