• Sex workers
    • Training of community-based HIV testing counseling in Thai Binh
      Training of community-based HIV testing counseling in Thai Binh
      SCDI Sub-Project Management Unit organized a training on "Community-based HIV testing counseling skills" for CBOs in Thai Binh, within the framework of VUSTA - Global Fund for Fighting HIV/AIDS, with trainers from the Thai Binh provincial AIDS prevention and control center.
    • VNSW enhancing the capacity of policy advocacy
      VNSW enhancing the capacity of policy advocacy
      On September 20th, 2017, a training session on "Advocacy for sex workers from VNSW" took place at Sen Viet Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City. The instructor is Dr. Nguyen Trong An - Deputy Director of RTCCD - The Research and Training Center for Community Development - The Evidence-Based Health Policy Development Advocacy Group (EBHPD).
    • Launch of the Pink Lotus Club in Ho Chi Minh city
      Launch of the Pink Lotus Club in Ho Chi Minh city
      The Rose Lotus (Sen Hồng) Club has been launched at the address of 109B, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. This is a model of support, counseling and harm reduction intervention for FSW working in service establishments on Pham Ngu Lao and Bui Vien.
    • Discussing the transfer of "Family Development Assistance" project between E&D and SCDI
      Discussing the transfer of "Family Development Assistance" project between E&D and SCDI
      On May 12, 2017, a discussion on transferring the project "Family Development Assistance" - Project 360 between SCDI and E&D Organization took place at SCDI Southern Office (223 Le Niem, Phu Thanh, Tan Phu, Ho Chi Minh City).
    • Harm reduction intervention for female sex workers in service establishments
      Harm reduction intervention for female sex workers in service establishments

      On the evening of April 12th, 2017, at the People's Committee of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), a seminar on implementation of the model "Support and harm reduction for female sex workers (FSW) at the service establishments" in District 1 and Ho Chi Minh City. The seminar was organized by HCMC Department of Social Vices Prevention, SCDI and People's Committee of District 1.

  • Drug users
  • MSM-TG
    • Training of community-based HIV testing counseling in Thai Binh
      Training of community-based HIV testing counseling in Thai Binh
      SCDI Sub-Project Management Unit organized a training on "Community-based HIV testing counseling skills" for CBOs in Thai Binh, within the framework of VUSTA - Global Fund for Fighting HIV/AIDS, with trainers from the Thai Binh provincial AIDS prevention and control center.
    • Community consultation on draft of Gender Transition Law
      Community consultation on draft of Gender Transition Law
      On May 12, 2017 in Hanoi, the Public Consultation Workshop was held with the Draft Policy Impact Assessment Report of the Transgender Law Project. The seminar was organized by the Legal Department - Ministry of Health, Institute for Social Studies, Economics and Environment (iSEE), with many participants from VNTG Network.
    • Transgender Star 2016
      Transgender Star 2016
      On May 15, 2016, in Hanoi, Nguyen Su Yen Mi from Can Tho was crowned Miss Transgender Star. SCDI was honored to be the Diamond Sponsor, collaborating with the Vietnam Network of Transgender in organizing the contest.  
    • MSM-TG Vietnam 14 years looking back – a development journey
      MSM-TG Vietnam 14 years looking back – a development journey
      31st July 2013 could be seen as an important mark in the development of the men who have sex with men and transgender (MSM-TG) community in Vietnam with the establishment of the Vietnam Network of Men who have sex with men and Transgender people.
  • Children
    • Collaborate with the People’s Police Academy on the working program with youth offenders
      Collaborate with the People’s Police Academy on the working program with youth offenders
      On August 25th, 2017, Deputy Director of the People's Police Academy and Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, SCDI Director signed the memorandum of cooperation on the project regarding youth offender. 
    • "Empowering Scholarship" Award ceremony for academic year 2016-2017
      "Empowering Scholarship" Award ceremony for academic year 2016-2017
      Sunday October 17th 2016, during the monthly activities of Children Program from the Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI), member from Hanoi International Women Club (HIWC) visited, had talks and awarded scholarships to the children.
    • Dream Journey 2016
      Dream Journey 2016
      Dream Journey summer camps 2016 were organized in Hai Phong and Vung Tau on the 25th and 26th June 2016. This year, the camp held the topic of “I love the ocean” and invited over 50 children whose parents were among the vulnerability communities. 
    • Loving Milk – more than just nutrition
      Loving Milk – more than just nutrition
      In March 2016, Loving Milk, a program initiated by SCDI with the donation from Danone Vietnam CO., LTD, had provided more than 43 tons of power milk for more than 20,000 disadvantaged children in 40 provinces in Vietnam.  
    • Spring Trip
      Spring Trip
      To inspire a fully energetic creative year of social activities, from Feb 27th to 28th 2016, the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) organized a 2-in-1 spring trip in Moc Chau, Son La for the volunteers. 
  • Health
    • Reproductive health care - family planning in Dak Doa - Gia Lai
      Reproductive health care - family planning in Dak Doa - Gia Lai
      On October 6th 2017, SCDI, in conjunction with the People's Committee of Dak Doa (Gia Lai), Dak Doa District Health Center, held a health care launching ceremony to improve the quality of population in densely populated and high fertility areas, remote and poor ethnic minority areas in Dak Doa district.
    • Mobilize national financial resources for the development of CSOs in healthcare
      Mobilize national financial resources for the development of CSOs in healthcare
      On August 23rd and 24th, 2017, at the seminar "Proposing mechanisms to mobilize domestic financial resources for CSOs in HIV, tuberculosis and malaria control", SCDI brought together all parties to bring their insights and find alternatives for sustainable financing for CSOs.
    • Conference on FORCE TB project in Hai Duong: Agreeing on action and coordination Plan
      Conference on FORCE TB project in Hai Duong: Agreeing on action and coordination Plan
      On the morning of May 11th, 2017, at the conference hall of Hai Duong Department of Health, SCDI collaborated with Department of Health in organizing the Workshop on FORCETB Project, in order to discuss and agree on the implementation plan and coordination mechanism between CBOs and the Health system of Hai Duong province, in tuberculosis (TB) prevention.
    • Consultation workshop for CSOs and communities on malaria for Global Fund initiatives
      Consultation workshop for CSOs and communities on malaria for Global Fund initiatives
      In January 11th, 2017, more than 30 CBOs representatives from key malaria zones in Vietnam (Binh Phuoc, Gia Lai), state agencies officials, international experts and SCDI gathered in Hanoi to discuss about ending malaria epidemics  for Global Fund recommendations for the period of 2018-2020. 
    • Blue Sky Week (BSW 2016) workshop in India
      Blue Sky Week (BSW 2016) workshop in India
      From October 4th to October 7th 2016, Blue Sky Week (BSW) 2016 was held in the cities Vijayawada Hyderabad, India. This is an International HIV/AIDS Alliance key event which takes place annually in each region. 
  • Network
  • Communication - Advocacy
  • Others
    • Vietnamese police approach science of addiction
      Vietnamese police approach science of addiction
      On the morning of September 15th 2017, 300 police officers from the Police General Department of Administration and Social Security attended a training on "Drugs, harm reduction and addiction treatment" at the Training Center - General Department of Police. 
    • Annual Conference of CSOs 2017: Cooperation for sustainable development
      Annual Conference of CSOs 2017: Cooperation for sustainable development
      On August 22nd 2017, SCDI was present at the 2017 annual conference of CSO, with the theme of "Cooperation for sustainable development", organized by VUSTA at the Center for Women Development, 20 Thuy Khue St., Hanoi.
    • SCDI and the community at the 14th Women
      SCDI and the community at the 14th Women's Storytelling Salon
      Two excellent storytellers, Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, director of SCDI and Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thuy, member alliance “Ve nha” (Coming home), participated in the 14th Women's Storytelling Salo in Manzi, Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi. 
    • Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh in WHO and 9th IAS Conference Advisory Committee
      Dr. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh in WHO and 9th IAS Conference Advisory Committee
      In March 2017, Dr Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, SCDI Director has traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the meeting of WHO's Technical and Strategic Advisory Committee on HIV, Hepatitis Virus and to Paris, France to join the advisory committee for the preparation of 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017).
    • SCDI Director Khuat Thi Hai Oanh in “Ba Trieu’s 21st century daughters”
      SCDI Director Khuat Thi Hai Oanh in “Ba Trieu’s 21st century daughters”
      On the occasion of Vietnamese Women's Day October 20th, Women's Publishing House has published the book " Ba Trieu’s 21st century daughters " as a special gift dedicated to all Vietnamese women, where 20 prominent female characters were sketched with unique imprint. Doctor Khuat Thi Hai Oanh - SCDI Director is honored as one of the most inspiring women figured in this book.
On October 6th 2017, SCDI, in conjunction with the People's Committee of Dak Doa (Gia Lai), Dak Doa District Health Center, held a health care launching ceremony to improve the quality of population in densely populated and high fertility areas, remote and poor ethnic minority areas in Dak Doa district.
Reproductive health care - family planning in Dak Doa - Gia Lai
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