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The Prime Minister approves support programme for persons with disabilities


The Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision approving a support programme for persons with disabilities for 2021-2030. The programme aims to promote the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Vietnam's Law on Persons with Disabilities.

It is also meant to improve the quality of the lives for people with disabilities and enable them to participate equally in social activities, as well as build a barrier-free environment, ensure their legitimate rights and support them to make the best of themselves.
In 2026-2030, nearly 90 percent of persons with disabilities are expected to access medical services, while 90 percent of children with disabilities will be able to access education.
Close to 300,000 people in this vulnerable group will be supported with vocational training.


Some key activities of the Program

The Program will implement the activities such as: Health care support; Education support; vocational education support, employment creation and lifelihood support; help people with disabilities participating transportation; legal support; help them independent live and community integration...

Inwhich, the Program will develop the network of providing the service of early detection, early intervention, rehabilitation and orthopedic surgery, providing equipments to help people with disabilities; develop an effective system of services and education models for people with disabilities from the central to local levels in accordance with the diverse demands of people with disabilities and people involved in education for people with disabilities.
Replication of livelihood support models; building a model to support people with disabilities in start up; model of cooperative with people with disabilities participating in the product value chain...