Thua Thien Hue Union – 25 years of construction and development

Posted at: MONday - 24/09/2018 18:08 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 
President of VUSTA Dang Vu Minh presented the veil to Thua Thien Hue Union on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

President of VUSTA Dang Vu Minh presented the veil to Thua Thien Hue Union on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

Established on September 17, 1993, experiencing more than four congresses with ups and downs, Thua Thien Hue Provincial Union, with the aspiration of fulfilling its tasks, has become the common house of science and technology intellectuals in the province. The Thua Thien Hue Provincial Union of Science and Technology Associations (Thua Thien Hue Union) has always attached great importance to the task of building and developing the organization, implementing social consultancy and evaluation and deploying scientific research, technology development, disseminating knowledge, raising the people's intellectual level, encouraging the creation of many works and products of scientific and practical value.

Construction and development of the Union

Up to now, VUSTA has 47 member associations with more than 30,000 members, 9 affiliated science and technology centers and clubs. Some member associations have a number of members and a network of sub-associations expanded to wards, communes, enterprises, schools, hospitals, enterprises such as Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, Lawyers, Veterinary Feeding, Gardening, Beekeeping, History, Fisheries, Former Teachers ... All are operated in accordance with the regulations that both ensure the tightness of a political organization and openness of a social organization, being an essential condition for the operation of VUSTA to gradually come into order with good quality and efficiency. The role and position of VUSTA has been increasingly confirmed in socio-political life, contributing to the construction and development of the province.

Socio-political activities

As a member of VUSTA and the Vietnam Fatherland Front, socio-political activities are always implemented seriously by the Union. Officials and members of the Union have contributed many comments to the documents of the national party congresses, provincial Party congresses; Programs, projects, conferences, workshops of provinces and sectors. The Young Creative Club and the Youth Union of the Union have actively participated in humanitarian activities, organized many social activities, presented hundreds of valuable gifts to the poor and children in difficulty.

Association members and affiliated units have implemented many social activities such as medical examination and treatment, free health consultancy for the elderly and government policy beneficiaries, restoration and development of traditional medicine; participating in social programs such as environmental protection, poverty alleviation, donation to support flood victims.

Since 2017, VUSTA has honored its typical science and technology intellectuals and unspecialized inventors. Up to now, 32 intellectuals and 18 inventors have been honored, bringing about many good marks and encouraging intellectuals and inventors to continue to research and invent good things to the people.

Social consultancy and evaluation and Science and technology

This is the basic and focused task of the Union. Through this activity, the intellectual force, especially the leading experts have the opportunity to contribute their knowledge and enthusiasm to construction and development of their homeland as well as affirm its position in society.

The Union made independent evaluaion of 15 socio-economic development planning projects in the province that was highly appreciated by the provincial leaders and the project owners and consultancy organizations. In addition, member associations such as the Urban Planning and Development Association, Historical Science Association, etc. have conducted consultancy and judgment on many projects and schemes in the fields of planning and conservation and promotion of the value of Văn Thanh, Võ Thanh; Renovating Hue city; Constructing Thua Thien Hue to become an outstanding cultural and tourism center... The affiliated centers have conducted many researches and consultancy on building projects, assessing the impact of projects funded by international organizations in the province and nationwide. The projects are trusted by Global Environment Facility (GEF), SNV, and ADB ... who proposed to continue to cooperate in the coming time.

Regarding scientific and technological activities, over the past 25 years, VUSTA scientists have been studying and researching hundreds of scientific topics at ministerial level, provincial level, grassroots level. Many topics have been applied in reality, contributing to the development of the localities. Apart from research activities, the Union has organized dozens of scientific seminars to introduce and transfer scientific and technological works to promote and facilitate the research and creation of scientists for application in life.

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Executive Committee of Thua Thien Hue Union, Term IV

Creation encouragement

Over 11 times of organization of the Competition, 8 times of contests and 8 times of granting awards, there have more than 2,000 topics gathered through competitions; 378 works participated in the Awards and 426 solutions participated in the Contest, of which 247 topics were awarded in the Contest, 263 works were awarded prizes and 224 solutions were awarded in the provincial contests, attracting hundreds of pupils, students, teachers, farmers, workers, managers, scientists.

In particular, in 2017, the topic "Sky Guide" by Dang Hoang San, Huynh Tang Tuan - students of Hue National School was represented for Vietnam to participate in the exhibition “International Young Creation” in Japan, won the silver medal and the topic of "Making solar battery system under the celestial sphere coordinate system" by the same students won the bronze medal. Many scientific topics and works have bene widely applied to contribute to socio-economic efficiency inside and outside the province.

Dissemination of information and knowledge

By August 2018, the Science and Technology Newsletter of the Union has published 70 scientific and technical newsletters with 35,000 copies, distributed to schools, cultural houses, cultural post offices, reading rooms of all villages in the province.

Many member associations have published quality publications in terms of content and form such as: Historical Science Association with the magazine "Hue - Ancient and present time", and some books such as "Dam Phuong – Portrait of a culturalist in early 20th century," "Ton That Tung - Sketch of portrait of a Thua Thien Hue doctor in the modern time". Veterinary Breeding Association, Oriental Medicine Association, Heart Association, Maternity Association, etc. have issued periodical publications with practical contents.

The website of VUSTA has been built, upgraded, changed interfaces, structured and added categories to meet the increasing requirements of readers. Information is always updated, especially information about research, application, deployment of topics, scientific works, techniques, economic models ...

In addition to the above information channels, from 2017, VUSTA has cooperated with provincial radio and television to build the "Creativity and Life" category, which broadcasts a special topic on a monthly basis on television to introduce the creative works of the inventors and scientists in the province.

International cooperation activities

VUSTA and member associations and their affiliated units have taken the initiative in building cooperative relations and mobilizing financial assistance from domestic and foreign organizations, contributing to the socio-economic development of the province. Dozens of projects with tens of billions of Vietnam dong donated by international organizations for poverty alleviation, capacity building and response to climate change are implemented by members of VUSTA with high efficiency.

Over 25 years of construction and growth, the Thua Thien Hue Union has become a large socio-political organization with rapid development, gathering a large number of scientific and technological intellectuals, achieving important achievements in many aspects. As a result, the role and position of the Union in the society has been increasingly confirmed and enhanced.

Author: Tran Giai (Thua Thien Hue Union Vice President)
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