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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Tags: healthcare
Vietnamese-language proficiency to be compulsory for foreign medical practitioners Vietnamese-language proficiency to be compulsory for foreign medical practitioners
Foreigners or overseas Vietnamese who wish to practice medical examination and treatment for a long term in Vietnam would have to be proficient in Vietnamese. This is one of new points highlighted in the third draft of the law designed by the Ministry of Health to replace the 2009 Law on Medical Examination and Treatment.
Crucial socio-economic development issues high on the agenda of NAs third session Crucial socio-economic development issues high on the agenda of NA’s third session
After 19 sitting days, the third session of the 15th National Assembly has finished a great workload with high consensus, and decided on many important issues not only for 2022 but the whole 2021-25 period and subsequent years.
2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance 2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance
This article is the second excerpt from the 2021 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report. It presents key findings from the 2021 PAPI citizen surveys on how local governments performed in delivering on their mandates and public services across the eight PAPI dimensions.
Vietnamese top legislator holds talks with British lower house speaker Vietnamese top legislator holds talks with British lower house speaker
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Speaker of the UK’s House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle discussed various issues regarding cooperation between the two legislatures during their talks in London on June 29 morning.
Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan has put forward solutions to fully tap the potential and role of women in making policies on socio-economic recovery and development in her remarks at the 2022 Global Summit of Women in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23.
Vietnam co-chairs consultation on UNGA draft epidemic preparedness response resolution Vietnam co-chairs consultation on UNGA draft epidemic preparedness, response resolution
Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, and his counterparts of South Africa, Sweden, and New Zealand have co-chaired a consultation on a UN General Assembly draft resolution on the epidemic preparedness and response.
National Assemblys third session wraps up National Assembly’s third session wraps up
The third session of the 15th National Assembly concluded in Hanoi on June 16 after 19 working days. At the closing session, legislators approved a number of measures to remove difficulties and obstacles to speed up the design and improve the quality of planning in the 2021-2030 period.
Vietnam attends 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva Vietnam attends 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien joined trade ministers and senior officials from 164 member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) that took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 12-15.
NA scrutinizes draft laws on health facilities treatment NA scrutinizes draft laws on health facilities, treatment
National Assembly (NA) deputies on June 13 looked at ways to improve nationwide health facilities and treatment methods.
Latest study sheds light on COVID-19 impacts on quality of governance and public services Latest study sheds light on COVID-19 impacts on quality of governance and public services
The 2021 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, released on May 10, shows improvements in basic infrastructure as citizens experienced better roads, water supply and sanitation, while many respondents reported less crime as lockdowns and travel restrictions may have helped improve law and order. There were, however, gaps in the national pandemic response with increasing governance challenges, concerning shifts in indicators tied to COVID-19, and a deterioration in household economic confidence.

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