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  • 09/11/2017 09:02
    As a part of the video reportage on the European Union’s support for the health sector in Vietnam, our next video was filmed at Lung Pu commune, Meo Vac district, Lao Cai province
  • 23/01/2017 09:59
    Policy Dialogue Program on organization and financing of hospitals broadcasted on VTV1. Guest speakers are Dr. Nguyen Viet Tien, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Nguyen Van Kinh, Director of National Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Dr. Le Van Thanh, Program Manager of theEuropean Union in Vietnam From 2017, this program will be broadcasted at 14:15 every Saturday afternoon on VTV1
  • 07/10/2016 13:50
    The "Policy Dialogue" broadcast on the National Television, Channel 1 (VTV1) on 14 Sep discussed on the improvement of service quality at hospitals in Vietnam.
  • 26/09/2016 09:18
    The Third National Hospital Quality Forum was held on September 12 and September 13, 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City for the 33 provinces in the South of Vietnam. More than 600 participants from the central, provincial, city and district hospitals, representatives of Universities, and Association of Private Hospitals are participating in the discussions, supported by the experts from the European Union and international partners.
  • 22/08/2016 16:30
    The third National Hospital Quality Forum has started its work on 18-19 of August 2016 in Hanoi. It was launched by H.E. Mr Bruno Angelet, Head of the EU Delegation in Vietnam and H.E. Associate Professor Dr Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, Minister of Health of Vietnam.

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The European Union Delegation to Vietnam has set up the European Union Health Facility to respond flexibly to requests for short term expertise, capacity building needs and support to the reform of the health sector technically based on the building blocks of the WHO Health Systems Framework, more specifically in 5 areas - health sector governance, health information, health serviceshealth financing, promotion of policy dialogue.

The specific emphasis on equity will be given by focusing on 10 provinces considered to be the poorest.

The EU Health Facility is a demand-driven facility. Partner institutions in Vietnam submit assistance requests concerning the topics listed above, and in response the EU-HF team will collaborate with the EU Delegation to fine-tune the request and ensure high-quality technical and tailored short term assistance is provided.  The facility permits rapid mobilisation of the experts to easily share their knowledge and experience to fulfil these requests and find appropriate solutions.

The assistance provided by the EU is in line with the goals of the Government’s Plan for People’s Health Protection, Care and Promotion for 2016-2020. It further supports the achievement of the indicators agreed in the Sector Reform Contract phase 2 (SRC 2) between the EU and the Government of Vietnam (budget support), aligned with the 5-Year Plan and the global consensus on Universal Health Coverage of basic and quality health care services:
  • Reduction of hospital overcrowding and improvement of the quality of medical examination, treatment and rehabilitation
  • Development of the health care network at grassroots level, to focus on preventive medicine and health promotion
  • Promotion of mother and child health care, population and family planning services
  • Improvement of the financing the health sector thorough innovative forms of financing during the reduction of donor support 
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