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British Embassy in Hanoi
Huron University - London
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Projects implemented in the year 2006

1. Co-coordinating with ICEHA (International Center for Equal Healthcare Access) to train 50 doctors from Cao Bang province and 20 doctors from Lang Son, Lao Cai, Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh provinces on HIV/AIDS diagnosis, treatment and care in Cao Bang town, Cao Bang province in March 2006. This is an ethnic minority mountainous area with high rate of HIV/AIDS infected people.
2. To continue the project of poverty reduction by cultivating potatoes in Bang Coc commune, Ham Yen district, Tuyen Quang mountainous province where many poor ethnic minority people live. This is the second crop. The project loaned the farmers with potato seeds. The productivity is 20 ton/ha – 40,000,000 VND/ha after only 3 months (growing an overlapping crop between autumn-summer crop and spring-winter crop) whereas the effort of lowland farmers is to reach 50,000,000 VND/ha of rice in 1 year.
3. To organise for over 30 Vietnamese NGOs to visit the midwives training project of HEDO in Kim Boi district, Hoa Binh province.
4. To co-ordinate with Doctor Doan Ngu to visit Ford Foundation’s project in Ha Giang – delivering syringes and condoms to drug addicts.
5. United Nations Office on Drug and Crime required HEDO to select a candidate for the Civil Award on UN Vienna Civil Society Award. The candidate should be excellent in the battle against crime, drug abuse and terrorism. HEDO nominated The Women’s Association of Lao Cai province, a typical example of Vietnam.
6. HEDO’s office moved to a new place in Number 4 Trinh Hoai Duc street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi – right in the centre of Hanoi capital from 1st April 2006. The new office is more spacious and beautiful.
7. HEDO received merit certificate and HEDO’s director received medal from Central Committee of Science and Education. The solemn ceremony was carried out at HEDO’s meeting-hall on 11th April.

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