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MCNV has a core basis of support from individual private donors and family foundations in the Netherlands who wanted to help Vietnam recover from the devastations of the war, which in the past decade has been supplemented by project-based funding from several different sources, enabling us to expand the size and range of programmes we […]
To ensure that people with disabilities receive comprehensive support to develop their potential and to create an enabling environment for their inclusion in the community.
Aim To improve the health and welfare of the people through empowering communities, promoting equity in development and improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people. Achievements Although initiated more than 15 years ago, Community-managed Health Development (CMHD) is a dynamic process, still developing in response to the evolving context in the project areas. CMHD […]
Aim The programme aims to reduce poverty and to improve the health status among ethnic minorities in mountainous areas, through a community development approach that empowers the community to make decisions and plans to address their priority problems. Achievements During the first phase, 4,200 families in 31 villages and 12 Communes were reached by activities […]
To improve the quality of training of health professionals in order to provide better health care, through better training methods and materials and increased relevance of the training to the needs of society, filling gaps in the existing curricula at medical and public health universities and at provincial secondary medical schools and college.
Aim To further the understanding of the epidemiology of forest malaria and how to prevent it, with the ultimate aim to develop new methods that could lead to the elimination of malaria in Vietnam. Achievements Sleeping under insecticide treated bed nets (ITN) has become the standard method for malaria prevention for more than 8 million […]
Aim Microfinance interventions are mainly aimed at improving the livelihood of poor and disadvantaged people and communities; in some cases they are aimed at providing financial sustainability of programme interventions. The aim of INFI is to create a network of professionals who integrate learning and sharing into their daily practices, so that interventions in financial […]
Aim To reduce poverty among low-income coastal communities through modernizing and expanding the red algae aquaculture value chain, which will also contribute to the improvement of the coastal marine environment and encourage better natural resource management. Achievements: Established the first ever direct collaboration between MCNV as an NGO and a commercial private company (Capital Seaweed […]
To protect the rights and promote the sexual and reproductive health of all including those who are underserved or marginalised, such as ethnic minorities, sexual minorities, the disabled, and the young and the old, partly by providing access to up-to-date information and services.
Aim The goal of increasing women’s involvement in the development process of Vietnam through focusing on gender and empowerment is integrated into all MCNV programs. Special attention is paid to the vulnerable situation of marginalised women, such as victims of human trafficking and domestic violence, poor and disabled women and women living with HIV. Achievements […]
Aim: To have stronger civil society organisations able to support marginalised groups in accessing their basic rights To achieve improved economic status for marginalised groups, through microfinance and livelihood approaches in five countries To ensure improved access to comprehensive health and social services for marginalised groups in five countries, including community-based care and mental health […]
MCNV’s Support to the National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Vietnam Vietnam is well known and appreciated around the world for the high quality of its National Tuberculosis Control Program. At the foundation of that program and during the first 20 years of its implementation, MCNV played a key role in both providing materials and building […]
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Minister of Health, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and the Director General Department of International Cooperation, Ms Tran Thi Giang Huong met with MCNV’s Policy Advisor, Ms Akke Schuurmans yesterday in Delft. The visit was arranged on the occasion of the Vietnamese high-level delegation accompanying the Vietnamese Prime Minister to participate in the Nuclear Security Summit in the […]
The Ministry of Health (MoH), Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) and Ministry of Invalids, Labour and Social Affairs (MoLISA) are working on an inter-ministerial circular on implementation of community based rehabilitation (CBR). During a workshop in Quang Tri on March 12th, 2014, chaired by MoLISA Deputy Minister Mr. Nguyen Trong dam, these authorities listened […]