Hanoi aims to have 85% of pregnant women taken prenatal screening by 2020 as part of efforts to raise the quality of its population.
Health insurance will step in to replace international provisions of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs used to treat HIV by 2017, according to an official from the Vietnam Social Insurance Fund (VSIF).
With a rapidly aging domestic population, local and international officials are calling for proper comprehensive preparation.
Health insurance is expected to cover 84.3% of the population by 2020, as determined in a decision signed by the Prime Minister, tasking the People’s Committees of 63 cities and provinces to implement the target.
Most undocumented migrant workers have no access to social and health insurance, as heard during a workshop held in Hanoi on September 15.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to provide more loans, vocational training, jobs, and health insurance to ethnic minorities to improve their lives, a workshop heard on September 9.
As the new school year starts, parents are worried about how much they're having to spend, especially on health insurance.
The ‘Hospital At Home’ program has recently become more popular in Ho Chi Minh City thanks to the participation of public hospitals.
Nearly 28,000 people suffer from occupational diseases in Vietnam, reports released at a recent scientific conference on lung cancer and work-related lung diseases in Hanoi.
A total of 63 million Vietnamese people, or 69.7% of the total population, have been covered by health insurance so far in 2015, up 2.3 million from the same period last year, Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) General Director Nguyen Thi Minh told the media on May 27.
(VOV) -According to the World Bank (WB), Vietnam has made great strides in expanding health insurance coverage.
The northern province of Ninh Binh is one of the three leading localities with strong health insurance coverage for the elderly across the nation with 100% of those between 75 to 80 years of age receiving financial assistance to buy health insurance cards, as released at a conference in the province on March 9.
Vietnamese migrant workers will be allowed to register at Thailand’s labour centres for one-year work permit licenses with comprehensive benefit, the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand said in an announcement on February 24.
(VOV) - Vietnam has made extensive progress towards offering universal social health insurance to its citizens, currently providing coverage to more than half and on the pathway to raising the ratio to 75% by 2015 and 80% by 2020.
The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Federation for Disability in co-ordination with the Irish Aid hosted a dialogue on health insurance for handicapped people in Hanoi on September 8.
The Central Highlands strives to set up medical stations in all communes by 2015 as part of effort to reinforce its public healthcare system, heard an August 18 workshop in Dak Lak province.
The Ministry of Finance has granted a license to the BIDV Metlife Insurance Co. Ltd for its establishment and operation in Vietnam.
Ageing population is requiring the health system to renew in terms of services provision and healthcare finance.
A senior official from the Cambodian Senate has expressed the wish to further increase cooperation between Vietnamese and Cambodian legislative bodies, which will help tighten the two countries’ special relationship.