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General Country Information
Capital: Hanoi
Population: 89,571,130 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Unitary Socialist Republic; Single-party State

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 29.591 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 70 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 170,689 (2009)
Internet users: 20.834 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006:
World Rank 2005/2006: 126

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
National Action Plan to Support People with Disabilities (2006-2010)
Disability Policy Website

Country Statement by Vietnam at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Can Tho Organization of Persons with Disabilities
91/31-30/4 Street, Hung Loi Ward
Can Tho
Email: hongnga58@hcm.vnn.vn
Tel: +84-71-838-427 / +84-0918-886236+84-0918-886236

Club of Young Disabled Vocational
413 Le Van Sy Street
Ward 12 . Dist.3, Ho Chi Minh City
Email: dya-hcmc@hcm.vnn.vn
Tel: +84-90-865092

Disability Resource and Development
35-37 Ho Hao Hon Street
Co Giang Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh
Tel: +84-8920-5519
Fax: +84-8920-6254

Hanoi Association of the Deaf
Level 5, Palace Hanoi intellectuals, Lot D25,
Tran Thai Tong Street, Dich Vong Hau Ward,
Cau Giay District, Hanoi City
Email: hanoideaf@gmail.com / tuanlinhn76@gmail.com
SMS: +84-163-666-1976

Hanoi Self-Help Club for People with Disabilities
14A Han Thuyen
Email: bluemoon@fpt.vn
Tel: +84-824-6670
Fax: +84-824-6670

Hue Medical School Office of Genetic Counseling and Disabled Children
Hue Medical College
06 Ngo Quyen St.,
Hue City, Vietnam
Email: dcvn@ogcdc.org
Tel / Fax: +84-54-3822873

Inclusive Development Action

P312B, B14 Kim Lien,
Pham Ngoc Thach Street, Dong Da,
Ha Noi, Vietnam
Email: forum@idea.org.vn
Tel: +844-22204113+844-22204113
Fax: +844-22204114

Office of Disability Technical Assistance
131 Bui Thi Xuan, 4th Floor
Ha Noi
Email: odta@hn.vnn.vn
Tel: +844-978-3551 / +84-978-3552
Fax: +844-978-3553

Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped
P.O. Box 6554
McLean, Virginia, 22106
United States of America
Email: vnah1@aol.com
Tel: +84-703-847-9582             
Fax: +84-703-448-8207

Vietnam Blind Association
139B Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
Email: haitran_vba@yahoo.com
Tel: +84-48-45-20-60
Fax: +84-48-45-25-37

Vietnam Rehabilitation Association
Viennhi (IPCH)
Tel: +84-4-343-700
Fax: +84-4-347-448