Regional Meeting on Health Activities – Fountain Valley, CA – November 2012

VA NGO Network cordially invites all members and friends of the Network to:

Sunday Nov 4, 2012, 8:30am – 1:00pm
Fountain Valley Hospital
1700 Euclid at Warner, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Saltzer Conference Room






Networking & light breakfast



Best Practices of medical mission teams from Project Viet Nam , SAP-VN and Good Samaritan. Sharing resources, data and info.



VANGO Network Health Education Initiative PedFACTS- Viet Nam






Projects and Public Health Programs benefiting Healthcare (Clean water, Sanitation, FHF Hygiene & Health Through Peer Education, Bep lo Xanh)



Changing Healthcare needs in Vietnam for the General Population



Wrap up & Lunch

HEI PedFACTS Training – Vietnam – Spring 2011

Vinh Long: Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at Department of Training and Education of Vinh Long Province, No. 34, 3/2 Street, Vinh Long

HCM City: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-4 March 2011 at District 4, HCM City

Ha Noi: Friday and Saturday, 4-5 March 2011, Ha Noi Training College, No. 67B, Cua Bac Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi

Hue: Thursday and Friday, 10-11 March 2011 at Center for Humanity Education Hue City, Nguyen Sinh Sac Street, South Vy Da Project, Hue City

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Capacity Building Workshops – Vietnam – Spring 2011

Seeds of Change: In the Best Interest of the Children

Vinh Long: Monday-Tuesday, 28 February -1 March  2011 at Department of Training and Education of Vinh Long Province, No. 34, 3/2 Street, Vinh Long

Ha  Noi: Friday and Saturday, 4-5 March 2011, Ha  Noi Training College, 67B Cua Bac Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha  Noi

Hue: Wednesday and Thursday , 9-10 March 2011 at Center for Humanity Education Hue City, Nguyen Sinh Sac Street, South Vy Da Project Area, Hue City

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HEI Training – Vietnam, November 2010

PedFACTS-Vietnam Instructor Development Course

  • Enroll your staff and volunteers to attend the PedFACTS-Vietnam Instructor Development Course; and/or
  • Enroll your caregivers and teachers to attend the PedFACTS-Vietnam First Aid Training.

PedFACTS-Vietnam Instructor Development Course is an adaptation to Vietnamese of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTS) program, aiming to provide the necessary skills for instructors to teach pediatric first aid.
PedFACTS-Vietnam First Aid Training provides caregivers and teachers the education and confidence that they need to effectively care for children. The initial PedFACTS-Vietnam training team consists of medical professionals and childhood education specialists with experience in providing health and safety training courses in the US and other countries: Dr Susan Fuchs, pediatric emergency specialist from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Anh Kim Tran of Pacific Links Foundation (PALS), and Dr Quynh Kieu of Project Vietnam Foundation (PVNF) all certified PedFACTS instructors.

Please click here for Vietnamese flyer on this training.


Enroll your staff and/or volunteers to attend the first PedFACTS-Vietnam Instructor DevelopmentCourse — a full 2-day training in November in Vietnam — and /or enroll caregivers and teachers to attendthe 1-day PedFACTS-Vietnam First Aid Training. Participants will receive the Instructor or Provider certificates once they have successfully completed the course.

Nov 4-5 in HCMC at Pediatric Hospital 2 (Bệnh Viện Nhi Đồng 2)

Nov 8-9 in Huế at VA NGO Resource Center, Khu Nam Vỹ Dạ Huế

Nov 10-11 at Bee Daycare, Hà Nội



Please register at

HEI Registration Members Non Members
Instructor Training $200 $300
Caregivers/Providers $50 $80

Registration costs covered course supplies, training materials, book and certification from AAP & the VA NGO Network.

Training to Instructors is offered to persons who must meet the following criteria:

  • Healthcare personnel or Individual with certification in CPR
  • Be willing to teach and participate in 4 Provider 1-day course annually (the Instructor certificate is good for 2 years, and evidence of teaching activities is required)

Training to Provider is offered to all caregivers including teachers, social workers, volunteers working directly with children, orphanage caregivers, etc.