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U.S. CDC Works with Vietnam to Make the World a Safer Place

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) recently completed a global health security pilot project with Vietnam, which has resulted in improvements in disease detection and response that may serve as a model for increasing global health security in the rest of the world. Global health security – keeping the world safe ...
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U.S. Mission to Vietnam’s Small Grant Announcement

The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is pleased to announce the launch of the Spring 2014 Small Grants Competition (SGC). This competitive program offers grants of up to $20,000 to Vietnamese non-governmental organizations committed to the areas listed below.  Proposals (in English) are due by March 10, 2014.  Final selections are expected to be announced by ...
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National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking & Commercial Ban on Trade in Elephant Ivory

FACT SHEET: Today the United States announced a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. The Strategy will strengthen U.S. leadership on addressing the serious and urgent conservation and global security threat posed by illegal trade in wildlife. In addition to the strategy, we are also announcing a ban on commercial trade of elephant ivory, which ...
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U.S.-Supported Project Boosts One Health Approach in Vietnam to Reduce Infectious Disease Threats

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a new grant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to carry out a project that applies a One Health approach to reduce the threats to public health from avian and pandemic influenza (API) and other emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). The ‘Strengthening Capacity for the ...
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