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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)
  • 18/04/2018 09:17
    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.

On-going Activities

The European Union Delegation to Vietnam has set up the European Union Health Facility to respond flexibly to requests for short term expertise, capacity building needs and support to the reform of the health sector technically based on the building blocks of the WHO Health Systems Framework, more specifically in 5 areas - health sector governance, health information, health serviceshealth financing, promotion of policy dialogue.

The specific emphasis on equity will be given by focusing on 10 provinces considered to be the poorest.

The EU Health Facility is a demand-driven facility. Partner institutions in Vietnam submit assistance requests concerning the topics listed above, and in response the EU-HF team will collaborate with the EU Delegation to fine-tune the request and ensure high-quality technical and tailored short term assistance is provided.  The facility permits rapid mobilisation of the experts to easily share their knowledge and experience to fulfil these requests and find appropriate solutions.

The assistance provided by the EU is in line with the goals of the Government’s Plan for People’s Health Protection, Care and Promotion for 2016-2020. It further supports the achievement of the indicators agreed in the Sector Reform Contract phase 2 (SRC 2) between the EU and the Government of Vietnam (budget support), aligned with the 5-Year Plan and the global consensus on Universal Health Coverage of basic and quality health care services:
  • Reduction of hospital overcrowding and improvement of the quality of medical examination, treatment and rehabilitation
  • Development of the health care network at grassroots level, to focus on preventive medicine and health promotion
  • Promotion of mother and child health care, population and family planning services
  • Improvement of the financing the health sector thorough innovative forms of financing during the reduction of donor support 
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