Community Nutren Optimum funds health checks for elderly Hung Le Thursday, Oct 6, 2016,20:56 (GMT+7) Nutren Optimum funds health checks for elderlyHung Le Nutren Optimum, a brand of Nestle Vietnam, last week joined hands with An Sinh Hospital to organize a two-day program in which 1,000 people aged 50 and above received free health checkups at the hospital in Phu Nhuan District, HCMC. The program coincided with the International Day of Older Persons on October 1. Cholesterol tests, abdominal ultrasound scans and consultancy from doctors were among the procedures done in the annual program. Share with your friends: … [Read more...] about Nutren Optimum funds health checks for elderly
Self funded health plans vs fully insured
EC funds health- care in Highlands (28-09-2005) HA NOI — The European Commission is to provide 18 million of a 19.4 million euro healthcare project for the northern highlands and the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands). The financing agreement was signed by the commission's ambassador to Viet Nam, Dr Markus Cornaro, and Viet Nam's Health Minister, Professor Tran Thi Trung Chien, in Ha Noi yesterday. The Viet Nam Government's contribution for the project titled, "Health Care Support for the Poor in the Northern and Central Highlands," will be 1.4 million euros. The project follows the European-Commission-funded 1998-2005 "Health System Development Project" and will focus on both the development of policy-and its implementation. It is designed to ensure high-quality preventive and curative health care in the upland northern provinces of Dien Bien, Son La, Lai Chau and the Central Highlands provinces of Gia Lai and Kon Tum where most of the population are poor minority people. The … [Read more...] about EC funds health- care in Highlands
HA NOI — Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu has called on the international community for further technical and financial support to help Viet Nam realise the 5-year health plan for the 2011-15 at the Health Partnership Group Meeting yesterday in Ha Noi. "Viet Nam's health sector faces challenges including a large disparity in the quality of health treatment between regions, especially the preventive medicine system," stressed Trieu. Shortages of human and financial resources are obstacles that need to be tackled to achieve an efficient health care service in the future," added Trieu. Trieu suggested that the five years health plan would focus activities on priority areas such as the consolidation of the health care network; preventive health and enhanced national targeted programmes; improvements in health examinations and treatment; population and family planning and reproductive health activities; and human resources development. At the event, HPG Meeting co-chairman and … [Read more...] about Call for int’l help in health planning
The opening ceremony of the first National Self-Funded Theater Festival took place at the Hung Dao Theater in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday. National and private theater troupes from around Viet Nam give theater-lovers the opportunity to enjoy 23 dramas with diversified themes bringing forth the situations found in modern life. Audiences can also take part in discussions about the plays with the directors, artists and board of appreciators. Until its closing November 3, the festival will see the participation of more than 200 artists from 16 theaters, organizations and clubs nationwide. Participating groups include Idecaf Theater, Small Stage 5B Theater, Saigon Theater, Phu Nhuan Theater, Vu Luan Club, Southern Experimental Theater Center, and the northern theater troupes of Song Bien and Lan Huong, along with many others. Immediately after the ceremony, the "Canh dong gio" (Windy Field) by the Phu Nhuan Theater opened the festival, with proceeds going to the typhoon victims of the … [Read more...] about National Self-Funded Theater Festival Opens in HCMC
Theater companies in the north say it is hard for them to become self-funded but it seems more like they aren't willing to take the leap. An official from the Ho Chi Minh City Theater Association recently refused to speak to a Vietnam Television Station about throwing open theater to the private sector. He said, instead, "Just do it. Please don't just pay lip service. There have been too many discussions about this." When the government recently mentioned plans to throw open theater to the private sector, managers of many theater companies said the plan would not work since it had never been tried before and "northern audiences are different from southerners." … [Read more...] about Self-funding for northern theaters: just lip service?