2015 - 2023 Disability Projects in Vietnam

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Disabilities Integration of Services and Therapies Network for Capacity and Treatment (2015 - 2022)

Implementing Partner: VietHealth │ Planned Budget: $5.64 million │ Locations: Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc, and Dong Nai

Provides early detection and early intervention services for children with disabilities under the age of six; builds capacity for families, teachers, and health workers; provides Bachelor’s degree education in Speech and Language Therapy.

Protecting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2015 - 2018) and Raising Voices, Creating Opportunities (2018 - 2021)

Implementing Partner: Action to the Community Development Center (ACDC) │ Planned Budget: $3.1 million │ Locations: Hue, Binh Phuoc, Quang Nam, Quang Tri, and National Ministries

Increases local advocacy for disability rights; strengthens disabled people’s organizations; improves government officials’ capacity in implementing disability law and policies; provides legal aid, peer support, and counseling to persons with disabilities.

Accessibility for Inclusion (2015 - 2017) and Access for All (2017 - 2020)

Implementing Partner: Disability Resource and Capacity Development (DRD)│ Planned Budget: $1.31 million │ Locations: Binh Dinh and Tay Ninh

Supports persons with disabilities organizations’ advocacy efforts for improving accessibility needs; raises awareness for physical accessibility in provinces; promotes understanding of disability rights for local governments and among persons with disabilities.

Advancing Medical Care and Rehabilitation Education (2015 - 2023)

Implementing Partner: Humanity and Inclusion (HI)│ Planned Budget: $10.36 million │ Locations: Dong Nai, Hue, Quang Tri, and National Ministries

Improves the quality of care and service delivery for persons with brain function impairments in hospitals and at home; builds capacity for health professionals who work in the rehabilitation sector; strengthens the quality of rehabilitation training programs.

Moving Without Limits (2015 - 2022)
Implementing Partner: International Center (IC)│ Planned Budget: $7.9 million │ Locations: Hue, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, and National Ministries.

Provides assistive devices to improve mobility functions of persons with disabilities, and enhances the capacity of health practitioners to produce devices and families’ maintenance of these devices. 

Disability Rights Enforcement, Coordination and Therapies (2015 - 2023)

Implementing Partner: Vietnam Assistance to the Handicapped (VNAH)│ Planned Budget: $10.78 million │ Locations: Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc, and National Ministries

Fosters enforcement and coordination of disability rights and national disability policies; builds the Government of Vietnam’s capacity in disability rights advocacy and coordination; delivers direct rehabilitation services to improve functional capacity and social participation of persons with disabilities.

I-Thrive (2018 - 2021)

Implementing Partner: Center for Creative Initiative in Health and Population (CCIHP) │ Planned Budget: $1.9 million │ Locations: Hue, Quang Nam, and National Ministries

Provides rehabilitation services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) by building capacity for rehabilitation professionals, establishing provincial interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams, and promoting home-based interventions provided by family members. It also supports the development of technical guidelines on the early identification of, and interventions for children with IDDs/autism.

Hold My Hand (2018 - 2021)

Implementing Partner: Institute of Population, Health and Development (PHAD) │ Planned Budget: $1.9 million │ Locations: Quang Nam and Binh Dinh

Provides home-based care for persons with severe disabilities by training family members, caregivers, and volunteers; provides direct care services and assistive devices; and establishes and builds capacity of interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams to provide Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy to persons with severe disabilities.

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 10:15pm