United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded to The Center for Community Health Research and Development (CCRD) to implement the “USAID Community HIV Link – Northern Mountains” project in order to build a sustainable response to HIV/AIDS prevention and control in the Northern Mountainous area. The project will be implemented in Dien Bien, Lao Cai and Hanoi from 2014 to 2017.
The project will develop specific interventions for each project sites, focusing on improving quality and effectiveness of community-based services for HIV/AIDS through a good combination of building capacity of the local community-based organizations (CBOs) and enhancing their linkages with stakeholders. Besides, the project will coordinate closely with on-going programs and maximize existing materials and resources. The project will also thrive to create an enabling environment to provide the most effective HIV/AIDS services to the key populations.
Updated project activities:
1. Formative research
2. Introducing and Planning meeting in Dien Bien, October 22th 2014
3. Introducing and Planning meeting in Lao Cai, December 26th 2014