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Official Gazette

Friday, February 3, 2023
Tags: The Ministry of Health
Government to divest capital from 141 state enterprises in three years Government to divest capital from 141 state enterprises in three years
From 2023 to 2025, the Government will divest capital from 141 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and equitize 19 others, while keeping state capital portions unchanged at 126 SOEs.
Removing legal bottlenecks to put an end to shortage of medical supplies Removing legal bottlenecks to put an end to shortage of medical supplies
In a talk titled “Solutions to overcoming shortage of medicines and medical supplies” recently held by the Vietnam Government Portal, the Director of the National Otolaryngology Hospital admitted that the hospital is currently in lack of medicines and medical equipment and, therefore, at peak time, has to send patients to other hospitals for such technical services as CT and MRI scans and surgical procedures.
Mass resignation in the public sector: causes and solutions Mass resignation in the public sector: causes and solutions
According to official statistics, some 40,000 public employees or 2 percent of the whole system’s payroll quit their jobs in the period from January 2020 to June 2022. The figures were approximately 16,400 in the education sector and 12,100 in the health sector. Mass resignation occurred mostly in localities with advantageous socio-economic conditions, especially those having large industrial parks and export processing zones like Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Hanoi, Binh Duong, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An and Can Tho.
MOH proposes two methods to implement drug assistance programs MOH proposes two methods to implement drug assistance programs
The Ministry of Health is working on a draft circular guiding the implementation of drug assistance programs carried out by pharmaceutical companies to offer free-of-charge medicines to patients through medical examination and treatment establishments.
How to prevent and control health staff assaults? How to prevent and control health staff assaults?
Despite the rising assaults and violence against medical workers, most hospitals still lack necessary equipment and personnel to deal with unexpected security events. It is not to mention the fact that training to improve professional skills for health workers and security guards in conflict situations has neither been conducted regularly nor met requirements.
PM inspects construction of second hospital branches in Ha Nam PM inspects construction of second hospital branches in Ha Nam
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh inspected the construction of the branches of Viet Duc, Bach Mai and National Geriatric Hospitals in the northern province of Ha Nam on September 18.
Two more methods of selecting medicine supply contractors proposed Two more methods of selecting medicine supply contractors proposed
Health establishments would have two additional methods to select contractors providing medicines: contractor selection in special cases and contractor selection on the Vietnam National E-Procurement System.
Joint efforts needed to deal with urgent issues in medical sector: PM Joint efforts needed to deal with urgent issues in medical sector: PM
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked ministries, agencies and localities to step up their coordination with the Ministry of Health to deal with urgent issues in the medical sector while addressing a national teleconference on August 21.
NA Chairman attends consulting conference on draft revised medical law NA Chairman attends consulting conference on draft revised medical law
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue attended a conference that sought experts’ opinions on the draft Law on Medical Examination and Treatment (amended) in Hanoi on August 12.
PM urges maintaining vigilance against COVID-19 PM urges maintaining vigilance against COVID-19
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked ministries, agencies and localities to maintain vigilance against COVID-19 while addressing a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on August 6.

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