2.3 trln VND for social work profession development

Vietnam will spend over 2.3 trillion VND (123.5 million USD) on a project to develop the social worker profession during the 2010-2020 period.

According to a recent Government decision, the project will come into effect on May 10, 2010.

The project aims to develop social work into a profession in Vietnam , raise the awareness of the entire society about the social work profession and build a strong contingent of social workers in both quality and quantity.

The project will improve professional knowledge for around 60,000 social workers.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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