Devex Examines USAID’s Priorities In Vietnam’s Development Efforts, Including Improving Health Care
Devex: USAID’s current priorities in Vietnam: A blend of old and new
“Several of the U.S. government’s development priorities in Vietnam can be traced back to events that damaged relations between the two countries during the Vietnam War. But the U.S. Agency for International Development is now also looking ahead to what’s next, such as an innovative finance mechanism for forest protection, and supporting the country in adopting a more inclusive, modern health system post-PEPFAR procurement. … Vietnam is an important player in the Global Health Security Agenda given the prevalence of diseases such as rabies and SARS…” (Rogers, 12/19).