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Official Gazette

Monday, December 5, 2022
Tags: the Ministry of Health
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.
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.
PM urges faster COVID-19 vaccination in face of sub-variant BA.5 PM urges faster COVID-19 vaccination in face of sub-variant BA.5
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered faster administration of the third and fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine as part of measures against the unpredictable pandemic situation, especially when the sub-variant BA.5 has appeared in Vietnam and raised the risk of a new wave of coronavirus infections.

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