CCRD's Highlight

The study was implemented in July, 2004 to achieve the following objectives: (1) to characterize the gaps in needs and reproductive health care services (RHCSs) for HIV/AIDS infected women and (2) to make appropriate recommendations on quality improvement of RHCSs) and to curb the increase in HIV cases at the community. Information obtained in this qualitative study relied on in-depth interviews and group discussions with the participation of 49 subjects in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
This is the mid-term evaluation on the street children program of PLAN Vietnam in October, 2003. The outcomes will importantly contribute to improvement in implementation of the program in next phases. The objectives of the evaluation comprised: to assess the implementation of the 2000-2003 project activities; to study the impacts of the project on the lives of children and their families; to identify problems and make recommendations for the next coming phase.

MSM are one of the most at-risk populations for HIV infection and are highly stigmatized, yet few studies have examined alcohol use as a risk factor for sexual behavior. Focusing on the relationship between alcohol consumption and sexual risk taking among men who have sex with men (MSM)the Center for Community Health Research and Development (CCRD) will conduct the research “Alcohol Abuse, Stigma and Sexual Risks: Triple Burden among MSM in Hanoi, Vietnam”.


CCRD’s mission is to contribute to the improvement and equity of health care and social advancement for the Vietnamese people through a systematic and sustainable approach that combines sound knowledge, cultural sensitivity and capacity building.

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