Technology empowers people with disabilities Society

Technology empowers people with disabilities

Twenty-two people with visual impairments are attending a digital business training and coaching course for four months in Hanoi to help them adapt to the fourth industrial revolution and co-exist with COVID-19.
Gifts delivered to disabled, blind people in HCM City Society

Gifts delivered to disabled, blind people in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) in conjunction with Tzu Chi – a non-governmental organisation of Taiwan (China), on May 30 presented 2,000 gift packages worth 3 billion VND (128,590 USD) to disabled and blind people in the city.
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
Tissue donation movement grows strong in Vietnam Videos

Tissue donation movement grows strong in Vietnam

With many touching stories about tissue donors who have saved the lives of many people recently, such as Major Le Hai Ninh and Duong Hong Quy, Ninh Binh province has become a leading locality in tissu
Party official calls for further support for blind community Society

Party official calls for further support for blind community

The Vietnam Fatherland Front and other socio-political organisations should promote communications work and mobilise resources to better support blind people, helping them improve their livelihoods and well integrate into society, a senior Party official said. ​
HCM City summit talks social enterprises Business

HCM City summit talks social enterprises

Developing creative business models that help generate profits and at the same time improve the life of the community and well address social issues is the new way of doing business in Vietnam.
IT helps the blind get better life Sci-Tech

IT helps the blind get better life

More than 3,500 out of over 1 million blind people in Vietnam have used computer proficiently for the work and daily life, President of the Vietnam Blind Association Pham Viet Thu noted at a conference on solutions to information technology (IT) development for the blind in Hanoi on March 13.
Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage Health

Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage

​Hanoi, December 28 (VNA) - The lack of knowledge about organ donation is one of the main reasons leading to the shortage of organ donation sources, according to medical experts.
Blind student overcomes darkness to succeed Society

Blind student overcomes darkness to succeed

Despite her handicap, 21-year-old Le Huong Giang is an outstanding student. Audiences are familiar with her beautiful voice when they listen to the national radio, the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth Society

UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth

Two teams of blind young people living in a HCM City shelter have created websites for job search and providing resume consultancy targeted at blind people that have won funding from a UNICEF program.