The project was sponsored by the Partnership for Health Advancement in Vietnam (HAIVN) from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the US Agency for International Development (USAID), using capital of USD305,250.

Accordingly, the project will develop training materials on infection control and clinical management for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases; organize training courses taught by leading Vietnamese health professionals in the field of infection control, respiratory clinical and intensive treatment; and give technical support for provincial and district hospitals in best implementing instructions and regulations on COVID-19 prevention issued by the Ministry of Health.

As scheduled, the National Hospital of Pediatrics will carry out the project across all of 14 beneficiary provinces and cities.

Prof. Dr. Le Thanh Hai, Director of the National Hospital of Pediatrics (2nd from left) goes along with training courses at localities.

Leaders of the National Hospital of Pediatrics discuss health staff of the Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Hospital in Quang Binh’s Dong Hoi city.
A training course on COVID-19 response in Ha Giang province
Health staff in Lai Chau province join training courses.
Through the training courses, health staff will be more experienced in using medical equipment for COVID-19 prevention.
A practicing lesson on washing hands by health staff at the Dien Bien General Hospital
The training courses contribute to increasing capacity in COVID-19 prevention as well as giving technical support for provincial and district hospitals to best realize the Ministry of Health’s regulations and instructions.
The organizing committee presents certificates for trainees.
The organizing committee and trainees in Ha Giang province