An Irish Aid-funded project on early detection and intervention of childhood disabilities will be carried out in central Da Nang city from now to November 2016.

The 366,648 EUR project was signed by representatives from the Sustainable Health Development Centre (VietHealth) and the Da Nang People’s Committee on November 10.

The project will provide training courses for local health workers, pre-school teachers and social workers while disseminating information to raise public awareness on disability and the right of the disabled.

As many as 300 children with disabilities under the age of six in Hoa Vang and Lien Chieu districts will be benefited from the project.-VNA