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  • 13/08/2018 10:00
    Printing and Delivery of the NCD Early Diagnosis Handbook (NCD Handbook) and the Maternal and Child Health Book (MCH Handbook)
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    As a follow-on step from the Workshop on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Options in December 2017, a mini-workshop is taking place in Hanoi today to finalize the plausibility study on hospital category II with Da Nang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy as a case study.
  • 13/04/2018 09:57
    Designed as a practical manual for health workers in Vietnam, the Handbook aims to raise awareness among the medical community about the importance of non-communicable diseases (NCD) prevention and risk factors as well as the role of medical doctors during periodic health examinations. In the coming months, the Handbook will be printed and made available for use in all health services in Vietnam.
  • 28/02/2018 09:03
    Contribution of the Trained Ethnic Village Birth Attendants (TEVA) in reducing maternal and neo-natal mortality rates, launched by the Ministry of Health as one of the Millennium Development Goals, were reflected at an event today.
  • 11/01/2018 09:40
    The EU Health Facility (EU-HF) in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH) conducted a one-day training workshop on basic health service package (BHSP) and guidelines to 39/2017/TT-BYT Circular implementation in Hai Phong today. Well attended by participants who work in both health and social insurance, and local authorities, the training workshop is designed to prepare local staff in using BHSP as a tool towards universal health insurance coverage.

Provincial HPG Meeting in Sapa, Lao Cai

08/11/2016 11:25
The provincial Health Partnership Group (HPG) meeting 2016 themed: “Designing local health systems for health equity and universal health coverage: Contextualizing the family medicine approach” was organized at Sapa town, Lao Cai province on August 2nd, 2016 with the support from EU funded Health Sector Policy Support Programme Phase II. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Tran Thi Giang Huong, ICD Director General, Ministry of Health, and co-chaired by Mr. Dang Xuan Thanh, Vice Chairman, Lao Cai People’s Committee, and Dr. Lokky Wai, Representative, World Health Organization in Vietnam. The objectives of the meeting was to discuss the possibility and feasibility of implementing family medicine integrated with local health system and experience/lesson learnt of development cooperation in localities.
More than 130 national and international participants as well as provincial representatives attended the meeting. The discussion focused on the family medicine model development at local level. The highlighted point raised by participants during the meeting was the possibility  of  intergrating the family medicine into the existing local health system, which will contribute effectively to strengthening the grassroots health system.
    
In the afternoon, the participants are divided into 2 groups to visit Sa Pả and Tả Phìn commune health stations and Sa Pa general district hospital. These are two disadvantaged communes with the majority of ethnic minority people. The purpose of the visit was to understand the situation of local health system in rural and remote communes, quality and access to health services, UHC and environment conditions.
  
The European Union in Vietnam has allocated a conditional grant to the Government of Vietnam in amount of 100 million Euro for the period of three years (2015-2018) as a direct budget support to existing sector financing. The proceedings of the grant will be used to decrease disparities between rich and poor by concentrating efforts during the next 5 years in poorest regions of Vietnam as well as to support the Ministry of Health of Vietnam in increasing quality of services at grass root and hospital levels.
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