Vietnam intensifies rights of the disabled hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has approved a project on promoting the rights of persons with disabilities funded by the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID).

The 21.2 million USD project will be implemented over five years by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in the northern province of Thai Binh; the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Binh Dinh; and the southern provinces of Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh and Dong Nai.

The project aims to increase independent living and better integration for the people with disabilities, while completing policy, law and carrying out supporting plans for them

Additionally, the project is expected to improve therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation services by intensifying the involvement of organisations and people with disabilities in developing, monitoring and evaluating policies and services.-VNA