On the morning of 05/11/2019, the Institute for Population, Health and development (PHAD) coordinated with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Thanh Chemistry province organized the seminar “Mobilizing resources and local initiatives to strengthen access to clean water, school drinking water for students and people of Thanh culture province”. This activity is within the framework of the “local Vietnamese activities for environmental health” project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
With the participation of representatives of the departments of Thanh Chemistry province, representatives of the local district, the private sector has initiatives on the solutions of clean water and school drinking water and the Vietnam National Health and wellness (VIWHA, more information here), the seminar focused on discussing the situation of clean water works , using school drinking water in Thanh chemistry province, and actual demand. From there, the proposal of solutions, initiatives and operational plans to mobilize resources to increase access to clean water, school drinking water for the people of Thanh chemistry province.
Speaking at the seminar, Deputy director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Thanh Chemistry Dang Tien Dung said: “This seminar has just manifested the belief, and the spirit of responsibility of departments, agencies, enterprises and localities for the promotion of clean water access initiatives , hygienic houses to improve the health of the people in poor communes, mountainous communes and social organizations need the attention of Thanh chemistry province. “
At the conclusion of the seminar, Mr. Dang Tien Dung concluded: “The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will take the speech of the delegates and develop plans for clean water and school drinking water for rural areas. We will coordinate with the relevant departments and departments and the PHAD Institute to propose and consult with the PPC has the mechanism to conquer the model replication to many localities, especially the mountainous region of the province has access to clean water in the future. “