At the morning of 20/12/2019 in Ha Giang City, the Union of scientific and technical Associations ha Giang Province (Union Association of HA Giang) in collaboration with the Institute of Population, Health and Development (PHAD) organizing the Project launch workshop, Science and technology topics: “Researching applications and finishing biologists serving residential points centered in the water scarcity” and “Deploying school drinking water model, enhancing access to clean water and enhancing students ‘ health and teachers of Ha Giang province. This activity is within the framework of the project “Local activities in Vietnam for environmental health” sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
The seminar was attended by representatives of provincial departments, PPC and functional departments, directly participating in the project of Dong Van district.
Ha Giang Province consists of 1 city and 10 districts, which is the high mountainous province of limestone with complex terrain, with a large slope, many valleys and rivers, including up to 1,409 especially difficult. The poverty rate is 31.17%, the proportion of households with affordable sanitary houses in 2019 is only about 66.36%, the proportion of rural people using water according to QCVN 02:2009/BYT only reaching 17.15%.
To solve the situation of clean water and safe sanitation is poor, the HA Giang Association has collaborated with the project “Local activities in Vietnam for environmental health” implementing the topic “Research applied and finishing biological consumers serving the settlements concentrated in the water scarcity” and “deploying the school drinking Water model , enhancing access to clean water and enhancing students ‘ health and teachers of Ha Giang province. This is the pilot theme to test the application of the model of non-electrical biological consumption models and the model of drinking water directly at the hose for some locations in the commune, Barphin commune, Dong Van district.
Based on the results of this topic, the Union of HA Giang Association will propose to the PPC and the relevant departments/departments to bring out the scaling model into practice associated with the new rural building program of Ha Giang Province in the coming time.