On Friday, in Ha Noi, the Viet Nam - United State Association held a get-together to welcome the 228th National Day of the United States of America. Vu Xuan Hong, President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Associations, and Raymond R. Burghardt, US Ambassador to Viet Nam has attended. Participants in the meeting reviewed important developments in the relations between the two countries, especially the economic and trade ties which have made remarkable progress with the signing of many cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding in the fields of fisheries, aviation, textile and garments, hi-tech dangerous investment and drug control. Moreover, bilateral cooperative ties have also been broadened in sciences and technology, education and training, healthcare, labour and culture. The US non-governmental organisations have annually granted donations totalling more than 40 million USD to humanitarian and development projects in Viet Nam, thus contributing to overcoming … [Read more...] about The Vietnam – United States Association marks US National Day
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CPV: The US. Food and Drug Administration and Vietnam's Ministry of Health began a joint training workshop on good clinical research practices in Hanoi on October 3rd. This seminar will focus on building capacity for the promotion of good clinical research practice. It is designed to enhance collaboration and information exchange among researchers, scientists, practitioners and regulators in both the human and animal health fields. "This workshop focuses on building capacity for the promotion of Good Clinical Research Practice" noted US. Chargé d' affaires Jonathan Aloisi. "It closely follows the Government of Vietnam's strategy for preventing and, if necessary, responding to outbreaks of influenza", continued he. Mr. Aloisi observed that Vietnam has succeeded in limiting the spread of avian influenza, because the Government has taken a strategic, multi-faceted approach to solving this problem. This approach includes the strengthening of health services capacity and scientific … [Read more...] about United States and Vietnam cooperate in health care sector
Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and the United State (US) have experienced remarkable advancements since the bilateral trade agreement (BTA) came into effect, noted former US Trade Representative Susan Schwab. Deputy PM, FM Pham Gia Khiem welcomes former US Trade Representative Susan Schwab, Hanoi, December 2, 2009 Ms. Susan Schwab made the statement at the meeting with Deputy PM, FM Pham Gia Khiem this morning in Hanoi. She hailed the Vietnamese Government's efforts in enhancing economic growth and slashing down poverty rate. Ms. Susan Schwab, who is now a professor at the Maryland University, informed that she had discussed with leaders of the Hanoi National University on a cooperation training program on personnel management and public procurement for Vietnamese public officials. Deputy PM Khiem hailed the guest's contributions to the consolidation and enhancement of the bilateral trade and investment ties, saying that the Vietnam - US relationship is … [Read more...] about BTA opens new chapter for Vietnam – United State trade ties
On 05/11, Vice Chairman of PPC - Tran Minh Ca had a meeting and working with Mr. Erik Mandell, representative of the Portland University- United States to discuss and implement the contents of the signed. At the meeting, Mr. Tran Minh Ca- Vice Chairman of PPC has outlined five problems to exchange, discuss and find appropriate directions deployed in the future, including: short-term training classes with areas such as planning and sustainable urban management, public services, public administration, social work for the for excellent students and officers of province; development Hoi An city become eco-city; Invited experts from the University of Portland arrive study and advise on matters earthquake in Song Tranh II; Planning and construction of Tam Ky city become urban sustainable development; Collaboration with the National University, the organization Habitat (United States), and the University of Portland project participants Against Climate Change by UNICEF funded for five … [Read more...] about Vice Chairman of PPC working with representative of the of Portland University- United States.
The United States Embassy, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded US$760,000 to extend two projects focused on combating human trafficking in Viet Nam. USAID's implementing partners for these activities are the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) and the An Giang/Dong Thap Alliance for the Prevention of Trafficking (ADAPT). Over the next three years, USAID and UNIAP will carry out a $500,000 project to support trafficking prevention, prosecution, victim protection, and policy strengthening. Working with the Government of Viet Nam, UNIAP will support a team of lawyers and judges to analyze trafficking prosecutions throughout Viet Nam. By examining cases of human trafficking and how they are adjudicated, the team will gain a better understanding of how to improve criminal justice processes. In addition the project will ensure that shelters serving trafficked persons meet the highest standards and provide … [Read more...] about United States Extends Assistance to Combat Human Trafficking