WHO-funded Health Project Launched

The Ministry of Health launched a health care project funded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ha Noi on August 12.

The project, with a budget of US$33 million for the 2008-2009 fiscal year, will focus on curbing infectious diseases, preventing HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and non-infectious diseases and improving reproductive health, nutrition and food safety, according to a WHO representative.

Through the project, WHO will also help Viet Nam better management and provision of health service.

Source: VNA

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