Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan expressed her hope that the US organisation Operation Smile would continue its support in providing plastic surgery on children with cleft palates and lips, training personnel and transferring technology during a meeting with the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer William Magee in Hanoi on November 17.
Around 1,000 Vietnamese and foreign volunteers, 5,000 children, and families will take part in a campaign called "the next era of smile" organised at 25 places around the country to mark Operation Smile's 25th anniversary.
A Japanese non-governmental organisation (NGO) has presented 50 wheelchairs to disabled children in the northern province of Hai Duong.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highlighted north-western Vietnam’s 25.6% poverty rate - triple the national average - while speaking at a December 14 conference on promoting investment in the region.
(VOV) - Vietnam must accept climate change as the biggest challenge facing the country and mankind as a whole.
The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam will grant US$76,000 to two non-governmental organisations to carry out projects on HIV/AIDS prevention and agricultural reform.
The southern province of Ca Mau is implementing two environmental projects this year, worth almost US$3 million, to adapt to climate change and rising sea levels.
Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) received demining equipment from Australian donors in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri province, on April 16.
Australia’s Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) and Thai Binh province’s Health Department on February 23 signed an agreement for a VND19 billion project to develop a model of comprehensive eye care in the Red River delta province between 2012 and 2015.
Assistance from international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is of great significance in achieving the targets set in the national strategy for protecting and improving public health from 2010-2020, with a vision for 2030, a health official has said.
The Laurence S.Ting Community Assistance Fund and the Phu My Hung Joint Stock Company on May 11 presented 251 wheelchairs, worth VND298 million, to disabled people in the central province of Nghe An.