Research and evaluation

Sex politics – Reports from the front lines is the outcome of a project launched by Sexuality policy Watch (SWP) in 2004: a transnational, cross cultural research initiative to capture some dynamic of sexual politics in our time. Research was performed in eight countries, including Vietnam and two global institutions, the United Nations and the World Bank. Research in Vietnam. Research in Vietnam explored the shift in social and health priorities from family planning to HIV/AIDS and was conducted in April, 2008.
This is the second phase research following its previous baseline survey. It was implemented in September, 2007 under the Project VNM7R105 to help the radio program “the Voice of Vietnam” establish a series radio education program on reproductive health (RH), family planning (FP) and HIV/AIDS prevention. The specific objectives included (1) to define the program’s target audience; (2) identify the education issues of the program and (3) generate a value system for the program.
In order to improve capacity for the staff and to access modern analysis and research methodologies, the Center for Community Health Research and Development (CCRD) offered the workshop “"Advanced Research Methods in Evaluating Communication and Public Health Programs in 2009”. This is facilitated by Dr. Larry Kincaid, Scientific Associate and Senior Advisor of the Research and Evaluation Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP). The workshop and technical assistance was funded through a grant from the Atlantic Philanthropies as an integral part of the Project for building capacity for improving the quality of health…

The formative study was an activity of the project: “HIV/AIDS Prevention among Youth, 2007-2011” with the overall goal is to reduce HIV-infection risk among youth aged 15-24 through behavior change communication (BCC) programs. This study was implemented in January, 2008 to explore the prevailing preferences, aspiration, ideals, values and norms of the Vietnamese youth.


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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