A place where hundreds of Agent Orange victims have called home will soon close, and so far for those who are there now, they have nowhere else to live.
A conference on drug harms and deterrence took place in Hanoi on June 14 with a focus on rehabilitation activities.
Vietnam should be proactive in disaster risk management, Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Water Resources Nguyen Van Tinh has said.
The Prime Minister has approved the content of a project on rehabilitation and safety improvement for dams which is to seek official development assistance (ODA) loans from the World Bank.
(VOV) - A convalescent home was inaugurated in the Thach That district of Hanoi on July 17 to provide residential care for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Global Fund to continue assisting Vietnam in researching methadone detoxification methods as well as dealing with difficulties in rehabilitation and preventing the spread of HIV.
(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.
Denise Rollins, Acting Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Asia of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), paid a working visit to the central city of Danang on September 9.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) will convene its third National Congress for the 2013-2018 tenure and its 10th anniversary in Hanoi from December 23-24, said its President, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Rinh.
(VOV) - Foreign and domestic benefactors have donated more than VND40 billion to the Vietnam Relief Association for Handicapped Children over the past two decades to fund free rehabilitation for nearly 40,000 disabled children.
Vietnam will offer better medical treatment and further assistance to people with mental health problems as part of a national programme lately ratified by the Government.
Vietnam’s acupuncture treatment method has been highly valued at a rehabilitation centre for disabled children in Mexico’s Zacatecas state.