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About Highland Education Development Organisation (HEDO)

The Highland Education Development Organisation (HEDO) is a humanitarian Non-government organisation working for a humanitarian cause: development of education; improvement of the intellectual standard of the people and children in the highland called as the disadvantageous areas in their effort to get out of poverty, diseases illiteracy towards a prosperous, free, equal and civilised life, thus marking contribution to the establishment of the united Vietnam with different ethnic groups living together in harmony, peace, freedom, democracy and prosperity.

Carrying out the social-economic strategies of Vietnam with orientation towards scientific, cultural and educational activities, HEDO - a voluntary organisation - mobilises and appeals to all State and people's organisation, social strata, institutions, academies, economic establishments, individual at home and intelligence in their implementation of the highland educational development.

HEDO's operation is under the auspices of:
- The Ministry of Education and Training
- The National Centre for Scientific Research of Vietnam
- The Highland Economic Development General Company
- The Ministry of Health.


Organisation and Executive Board


- HE Nong Duc Manh, Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam

- H.E Madam Nguyen Thi Binh, Vice - President of Vietnam

- Ministry of Education and Training

- Ministry of Health

- National Centre for Natural Science and Technology

Board of Advisors

- Prof. Dr. Do Nguyen Phuong, Minister for Health

- Ms.Dr. Tran Thi Trung Chien- Director of National Population and Family Planning Committee

- Prof. Academician Pham Minh Hac- Director of Education and Science Center

- Prof. Academician Nguyen Van Hieu - President of National Science and Technology Council

- Prof. Academician Dang Vu Minh, Director of National Center for Natural Science and Technology (NCNST)

- Mr. Ho Truc, Former Vice- Minister of Education and Training, (MOET) Chairman of UNESCO of Vietnam

- Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nhung, Deputy Minister Education and Training (MOET)

- Prof. Ngo Dat Tam, Former Director of Center of MAP Production of MOET

Management board

- Prof. Trinh Ngoc Trinh: Director of HEDO

- H. E. Mr. Chau Phong: Deputy Director (Foreign Relations), Former Ambassador in UK

- Mrs. Hoang Thi Kim Loan: Deputy Director (Public Relation)

- Mr. Tran Lanh: Assistant Director (Project Monitor)

- H.E. Tran Viet Tan: Assistant Director (Foreign Relation). Former Ambassador in Myanmar

- Mrs. Hoang Thi Kim Thu Assistant Director (Finance Manager)


- 1 Project officer

- 1 Secretary

- Accounts and fundraising officer

- 1 Interpreter

- 1 Treasurer

© Highland Education Development Organisation (HEDO) 2009
4 Trinh Hoai Duc, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 37345292 / 37345293, Fax: +84 4 37345293
Email hedo@fpt.vn