Indonesia raises health insurance premiums again World

Indonesia raises health insurance premiums again

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to raise the premiums for the Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), roughly two months after the Supreme Court annulled his earlier decision to do so.
UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight Health

UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam, Czech Republic joining hands against COVID-19 Politics

Vietnam, Czech Republic joining hands against COVID-19

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and authorities of Vietnam are willing to work closely with the Czech Embassy to support the country and handle issues related to its citizens who are staying in Vietnam amid the COVID-19 pandemic, said Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung on April 1.
Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements Health

Highlights of health sector’s 65-year achievements

On February 27, 1955, late President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to a conference of health care workers across the country. The 368-word letter asked for three things: to stay honest and united, love patients, and devoted to developing the country’s healthcare sector. Since then February 27 has been known as Vietnamese Doctors’ Day.
Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050 Society

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050

Vietnam will become a “super-aging” country by 2050, however, the country is not prepared to adapt to the rapid pace of aging and provide good care for the growing elderly population, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.
Germany holds training course for Vietnamese health business managers  Society

Germany holds training course for Vietnamese health business managers

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany (BMWi), the German Agency for International Cooperation, and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a closing ceremony in Berlin on November 30 for a training course for Vietnamese business managers in the health sector.