Monday, May 23, 2022
name of Prensa Latina
Bandera inglesa
English Edition
name of Prensa Latina

NEWS

NEWS

Over 90 percent of Vietnamese citizens have medical insurance

vietnan-seguro-medico

Over 90 percent of Vietnamese citizens have medical insurance

Hanoi, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) On World Health Day, Vietnam proclaimed that 90.5 percent of its population is covered by health insurance and the goal is to achieve universal health coverage by 2030.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Share on email

According to health authorities, Vietnam also has a primary healthcare system from the central to the grassroots level with more than 11,000 commune centers, most of which have at least one doctor, a nurse and a midwife working on the basis of a family medical practice model.

As for health insurance, the government covered all the fees payable by the vulnerable and poor, and subsidized 70 percent of the poor population.

Vietnam is committed to achieving universal health coverage by 2030. The country has already achieved almost all of Millennium Development Goals and is making progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ministry of Health stressed.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost 50 percent of the world’s population lacks access to quality health care and is forced to choose between health and other daily needs, such as food or housing.

The organization considers universal health coverage to be a key element in the fulfillment of the SDGs and closely related to the eradication of extreme poverty, access to quality healthcare services and social equality.

jg/arm/jcm/asg

RELATED
ÚLTIMO MINUTO
name of Prensa Latina

| Text SMS to 8100 with content PL
Receive 4 mesages x 25 cup

© 2016-2021 Prensa Latina
Latin American News Agency

Radio – Publications  – Videos – News by the minute.
All Rigts Reserved.

St. E No 454 , Vedado,  Habana, Cuba.
Phones: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499
Prensa Latina © 2021 .

Web Site developed by IT Division  Prensa Latina.