“Learn the lessons that are being shown from this virus.”

― Dr. Michael J. Ryan, WHO

Despite the low rate of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam since 10 March 2020, Vietnamese schools remain shut and the country is feeling the pinch on its socio and economic development. Aide et Action, an international non-profit organisation, is working closely with schools in impacted areas to ensure the interests of the most marginalised children are put first.

Currently, there have been 32 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Vietnam, which is about 0.026 percent of the number of cases (119,284) confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) globally. In line with the WHO’s declaration of the virus as a global health emergency, Vietnam has issued Decision No.173.QD-TTg, declaring the virus an epidemic......