Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits ASEAN

Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha underlined the significance of multilateral cooperation in bringing COVID-19 under control and sustainable economic recovery while attending the online 12th Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13.
Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment Society

Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment

Vietnam has done well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming second within ASEAN, and ranking 77 out of 158 countries this year, according to a new analysis from Oxfam and the Development Finance International which was released on October 8.
Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded Health

Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded

Vietnam is one of the few countries with a complete healthcare network which had been widely expanded to villages to provide primary treatment to local people, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has said.
Hanoi determined to improve PAPI ranking Society

Hanoi determined to improve PAPI ranking

Hanoi is taking action to improve administrative and governance efficiency in order to proactively meet the needs of local residents and thereby raise its Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) ranking in 2020 and the years to come.
Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report Society

Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report

Vietnamese citizens had greater satisfaction rates with most basic public services thanks to the substantial improvements in provincial and local government performance, the 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) revealed.
NA Chairwoman greets medical sector on doctors’ day Health

NA Chairwoman greets medical sector on doctors’ day

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan extended her best wishes to the staff of medical sector on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) during a ceremony at the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine in Hanoi.
Prime Minister launches Vietnam health programme Health

Prime Minister launches Vietnam health programme

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc launched the Vietnam health programme at a teleconference participated by all 63 provinces and cities nationwide on the occasion of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day – February 27.
Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients Society

Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

President of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu on January 5 presented 30 gift packages to poor children who are undergoing treatment at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly Health

Policies needed to improve health care for the elderly

Vietnam is advised to quickly develop the model of family doctors, as well as improve the capability of hospitals and medical centres that specialise in taking care of the elderly, in order to meet increasing demand from senior citizens.