On July 17, USAID’s Sustainable Management of the HIV/AIDS Response and Transition to Technical Assistance (SMART TA) project, in conjunction with the Blue Sky Men MSM network, the Vietnam Association of People Living with HIV (VNP+), and the Ho Chi Minh City AIDS Control Center launched a public HIV testing event for MSM and transgender people (TG).
U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius announced today that the U.S. Government has provided an additional $500,000 in emergency assistance to help those who have been affected by the worst drought and saltwater intrusion Vietnam has faced in decades.
Through the announcement made on May 22 during U.S. President Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam, Vietnam and the U.S. agreed to a partnership to work together to implement the historic Paris Agreement.
The Vietnamese and U.S. governments launched a new U.S.-Vietnam Partnership to Combat Wildlife Trafficking (the Partnership) during U.S. President Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam on June 23-25.
On May 23, CDC and USAID facilitated a Congressional delegation visit to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Hanoi. Senator Tom Carper, and U.S. Representatives Beto O'Rourke and Joaquin Castro, who were traveling to Vietnam as guests of President Barack Obama, participated in a test run of the EOC, linking with the EOC at the Ministry of Health General Department of Preventive Medicine and the U.S. CDC in Atlanta in real-time.
Last updated: August 26, 2016