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Conference

_Flag Exchange Ceremony (VN)

Why Vietnam?

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together" - Assoc. Prof. Luong Ngoc Khue General Director of Administration of Medical Service, Ministry of Health Vietnam

Population: 91 million
Provinces: 63
GDP: $5500 (PPP)

Vietnam is improving its healthcare delivery comparable to the same income level neighbouring countries. The Ministry of Health Vietnam has developed new strategies to reform the health care system which includes:

  • Provide universal and complete health coverage
  • Strengthen primary care
  • Implement family medicine
  • Innovative health financing and payment method and most importantly
  • Improving hospital quality to ensure good service to the people

Major healthcare issues:

  • Low quality of service in primary health care
  • Overload in central and provincial hospitals
  • Increase high quality of care in high-income groups

Investment areas:

  • Investment in private hospitals
  • Capital lending
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Management consultancy
  • Advising for hospital building and construction
  • Medical education
  • International grants

Hospital Network:

  • Public hospitals: 1,250
  • Beds: 235, 800
  • Private hospitals: 170
  • Beds: 13,600
  • Private clinics: 30,000

Medical Services:

  • Outpatient: 140 million/year
  • Inpatient : 14 million/year
  • Surgery : 3 million/year
  • Health Insurance: 71% covered

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