Congratulation to 12 new OT Bachelor degree holders

Photo credited to Tran Huu Duc

Recently, 12 Bachelor program students of HCMC University of Medicines and Pharmacy have completed their four-year journey in Occupational Therapy (OT) major.

MCNV Country Director Dr.Pham Dung was present at the Graduation ceremony held on December 24. In this special ocassion, on behalf of MCNV, Dr.Dung Pham handed congratulatory gifts to 12 new Bachelor degree holders.

He congrated them on successfully concluding the course, wishing them all the best in their following paths, whether it be working as Occupational Therapist or higher learning and research.

 Since 2015, a 5 – year project on Development of Occupational Therapy Education in Vietnam has been implemented by MCNV. The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Humanity & Inclusion (HI) to launch the project Development of Occupational Therapy Education in Vietnam. Vietnam’s first Bachelor program in Occupational Therapy. As part of the project, the Bachelor program in OT was piloted in HCMC University of Medicines and Pharmacy and Hai Duong University of Medical Technology.

MCNV has been working to support these two universities in various aspects, including: developing program curricula, providing capacity building for lecturers, post-graduation coaching.