The launching event for needle and syringes disposal in Dien Bien district

On March 12th, 2016, CCRD in collaboration with the Health Center of Dien Bien district and the Dien Bien Provincial AIDS Center held a launching event for needle and syringes disposal at Dien Bien District Health Center. Attending the launching event were representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Vietnam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC)/Ministry of Health, People's Committee of Dien Bien district and village leaders  and local people.

The launching event was a real success thanks to the joint efforts and commitment of the local government, local authorities and the community. Lessons learnt from this event will be replicated not only in other districts of Dien Bien province but also in other provinces in the country.

The photos at the launching ceremony :

Deputy Director of PAC Dien Bien giving opening remarks at the launching event Representative of USAID giving remarks

Representative of drug user showing commitment to implement the campaign Selected photos of needle and syringes collection in Dien Bien district, Dien Bien province

The launching ceremony in the news of Dien Bien Television, 03rd May 12 2016 on:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kErj9MiIEE&feature=youtu.be

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