A workshop to seek measures to bolster fairness in health care for senior citizens was held in Hanoi on September 6.
With health care and other costs skyrocketing in the US, many soon-to-be retirees are considering what once might have been unthinkable: taking their retirement savings and moving overseas for their senior years.
Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo held talks and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation in Seoul on March 14.
Health care institutions have officially applied e-medical records instead of paper-based ones since March 1, 2019.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the importance of education on health care while meeting with representatives of the Vietnam Association for Community Health Education (VACHE) in Hanoi on January 4.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on September 13 received the First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Salvados Valdes Mesa, who was in Vietnam to attend celebrations for the 45th anniversary of Cuban leader Fidel Castro visiting the liberated area in southern Vietnam in September 1973.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang and Cambodia’s Takeo province agreed on August 29 to reinforce their cooperation in protecting security, and social order and safety along the shared border during the second half of this year.
Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a recent press conference in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Vietnam spent in excess of US$2.82 billion importing pharmaceuticals for medical treatment and health care last year, up 10% on a year earlier at US$ 2.563 billion.
Vietnam wants Japanese and Osaka firms to expand operations in the country, especially in farm produce processing and consumption, support industry, health care and technological transfer, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam is advised to quickly develop the model of family doctors, as well as improve the capability of hospitals and medical centres that specialise in taking care of the elderly, in order to meet increasing demand from senior citizens.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan had a meeting on October 27 with Belarus Deputy Minister for Industry Aleksandr Ogorodnhik on cooperation in public transportation and health care in Hanoi.
Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh hosted a reception for Canadian Ambassador in Vietnam Ping Kitnikone in Hanoi on September 25.
The Health Working Group (HWG) hosted a policy dialogue on promoting healthy aging and non-communicable diseases (NCD) control for a healthy Asia - Pacific region.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) to continue revamping its operation based on the community, and in a pragmatic and sustainable fashion.
Officials of Can Tho city on June 23 met with a delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) which came to the Mekong Delta locality to enhance cooperation in health care and construction.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said her ministry will do its utmost to improve grassroots-level healthcare network as the government already approved a resolution on the plan.
The Prime Minister has recently issued a pilot financial mechanism for health care projects using official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans.
Vice Chairman of the Can Tho municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam proposed establishing strategic partnership with Sweden in education-training, health care, transport and culture during a local working session on May 29 with Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg.
Vietnam highly appreciates the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s role in developing health care policies and strategies and technical assistance at regional and global levels, affirmed Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.