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  • 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.
  • 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.

Consultation on health financing strategy for 2016-2025

04/19/2016 13:30
On March 15, 2016 the European Union Health Facility (EU-HF) together with the Ministry of Health Bộ Y Tế of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam organised the meeting of the technical working group on health financing. The meeting was chaired by Vice Minister of Health, Associate Professor Dr. Pham Le Tuan. The meeting was devoted to consultations with the development partners working in health sector on Health Financing Strategy for 2016 -2025 developed under the guidance of WHO whereas the EU-HF gave just in-time input and comments to the document. EU-HF also had a chance to present for the discussion of the major stakeholders - its assessment of the current capitation model, its drawback and possible solution for successful implementation of this payment mechanism in Vietnam. EU-HF agreed with the MoH that the capitation in future will be used to cover a package of outpatient services at grass-root/primary health care level. 
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. Part of the proceedings of this EU Grant are being used to subsidise the health insurance premiums for the near poor allowing higher coverage with health services to a vulnerable group of population.
Other News
  • 04/19/2016
    On Thursday, 17th March 2016, the Health Partnership Group Meeting Quarter I 2016 took place in La Thanh Hotel in Hanoi. The event marked the completion of the 5 year health plan, period 2011-2015 implementation and 15 years implementing the health-related MDGs.
  • 09/18/2015
    On September 18th 2015, the First Programme Implementation Workshop in the framework of the European Union - funded Health Sector Policy Support Program Phase II Programme was held by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam and the Ministry of Finance of Viet Nam.
  • 09/17/2015
    A publication, highlighting Vietnam’s health services through the EU - Vietnam cooperation since 1995, was launched by H.E. Mr Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, and H.E. Associate Professor Dr Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, Minister of Health of Vietnam was held on Monday, 16th of November.
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