Successful communicable disease control not only depends on strong national surveillance and preventive efforts but also on the collective actions of neighboring countries to coordinate monitoring and response.
Viet Nam has made notable progress in reducing poverty and improving the health status of its citizens. Despite this, significant disparities in access to health services and health status continue to be observed across geographic regions and population subgroups.
During 1998–2008, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) supported the Vocational and Technical Education Project in Viet Nam to improve the technical skills of students and teachers. Lessons from this project pointed to the need for (i) strengthening school and central level management, and (ii) implementing a training system that will update teachers’ skills and response to new technologies and ch