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DKT Receives Award from Vietnamese Government

June 17 2012

DKT Receives Award from Vietnamese Government

DKT’s program in Vietnam received an award from the Vietnamese Government in Hanoi this past January in recognition of DKT’s contributions over the past 19 years to population and family planning in that country.  DKT was one of seven recipients of Certificates of Merit on the occasion of the release Ministry of Health’s book, “Population and Family Planning Work in Vietnam:  50 years of Construction and Development.”

The book calls DKT International “the leading organization in the introduction of social marketing of contraceptives in Vietnam…DKT piloted program began in 1993 and since then it has become a large-scale program covering all 63 provinces in Vietnam.”

Country Director AC Bushnell thanked the Ministry of Health on behalf of DKT International and shared the award with employees in the DKT Vietnam Hanoi office.