Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court Society

Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court

Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised Health

Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised

The supply, price and use of herbal medicines will be tightened by strengthening policies on quality assessment at medical facilities, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has stressed.
 Cancer patients breathe sigh of relief Health

Cancer patients breathe sigh of relief

A nine month shortage of Glivec cancer medicine produced by the Novartis Pharma Service – AG Company (Switzerland) has eased for hundreds of patients following a Government move to allow hospitals to stock the pharmaceutical product using old import dossiers.
2018 promises to be a busy year for MoLISA Society

2018 promises to be a busy year for MoLISA

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) to improve the quality of vocational training, describing this as a key to escape the middle-income trap. ​
Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance Health

Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance

Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their classifications authorised by the Ministry of Health.
Insurance, wage policies take effect Society

Insurance, wage policies take effect

New policies on compulsory social insurance, region-based minimum wages and multidimensional poverty standards are among those that take effect in January 2016.