Just 1,000 people with disabilities received vocational training and found employment over three years (2012-14), much lower than the 20,000 people who desired to do so.
A workshop was held on June 23 in northern Thai Nguyen province to review the implementation of a project on strengthening participation and voice of women with disabilities via media.
The 12th charitable art programme “One Heart-One World” will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17 to draw the community’s attention to caring for disabled and orphaned children.
(VOV) - The United Nations' Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Vietnam Institute of Educational Sciences (VNIES) have jointly held a dialogue in Hanoi to discuss a policy on education for girls and women with disabilities.
A seminar was held in central Danang city on December 20 as part of the Information Technology Training Project (ITTP) to seek the enterprises’ support for people with disabilities to help them start business or find jobs.
(VOV) -The 2014 Asia & Pacific Disability Forum (APDF) General Assembly and Conference will be held in Hanoi from November 26 to 29, according to a press briefing in the capital city on October 22.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s national flag was hoisted at a solemn ceremony in the Korean city of Incheon on October 15, marking the official presence of the Vietnamese sport delegation to the second Asian Para Games.
(VOV) -The Caritas Switzerland (CARSWI), in coordination with the Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (AEPD), on September 11 launched a humanitarian project in support of handicapped children in central Quang Binh province.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Federation for Disability in co-ordination with the Irish Aid hosted a dialogue on health insurance for handicapped people in Hanoi on September 8.
The Lawerence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 25 presented 200 wheelchairs worth VND360 million (US$17,140) to people with disabilities in the northern province of Dien Bien.
(VOV) -The Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) has selected Vietnam as a venue for a target programme on increasing the capacity of disabled people in Southeast Asia.
The Government is working to ensure that even disadvantaged people can celebrate the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) pleasantly to welcome a prosperous year.
(VOV) -Vietnam has lost 3 percent of its GDP as the result of the involuntary exclusion of persons with disabilities from the labour market.
In a small house in Tam Duong district of Vinh Phuc Province, Nguyen Thi Hong is passionately fond of writing with a pen in her mouth.
The Association to Support Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans (ASVHO) will continue to provide better care for people with disabilities and orphans, participants were told at the Association’s National Congress (the 4th term) in Hanoi on April 14.
Hoang Quoc Tuan won the first prize at the 11th international photographic contest entitled “A World for All: Overcoming Disabilities” held by the Spanish Organization for the Blind (ONCE).
The Norwegian Mission Alliance (NMA) has committed VND2 billion (US$92,000) to helping children with disabilities in southern Tien Giang province integrate into the community.
An exchange programme was held at the Hanoi Opera House on September 24 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Vietnam Study Encouragement Association and raise funds for disadvantaged children.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Aspen Institute, the Rockefeller Foundation, IBM, and other donors are committed to providing Vietnam with US$3.5 million to help people with disabilities in the country.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Charitable Centre of Training and Offering Jobs for The Handicapped organised a festival for people with disabilities on April 18.