03/02/2018 12:52 PM

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, more than 31,000 HIV-carried patients (about a quarter of the total nationwide) are receiving anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment. However, only 76.8 percent of them have health insurance. By the end of 2018, subsidies for ARV therapy will be cut, and patients will have to rely on health insurance.

03/02/2018 12:48 PM

Like many countries, in Vietnam, the rights to work and have a rest are highlighted and protected in the Constitution and legal regulations on labour which stipulate that workers have the right to go to work and be free to choose jobs, undertake vocational training to improve skills and protected from discrimination.

03/02/2018 12:21 PM

Protecting the health of pupils and students is an important task for the Party, State, each family and society. In 1994, only two years after the health insurance policy was issued, health insurance for pupils and students was implemented across the nation.

19/12/2017 09:24 AM

Speaking at a programme to promote community health on the occasion of Vietnam Health Insurance Day (July 1, 2017), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Party and State always pay attention to public health care, promulgating several policies relating to health insurance to help people overcome disease risks and reduce the burden of health care costs.

19/12/2017 08:56 AM

Regulations on the basis for social insurance payment are detailed in the Labour Code 2012, the Social Insurance Law 2014 and a system of guiding documents.

29/11/2017 02:29 PM

Deputy Minister and Director General of the Viet Nam Social Security (VSS) Nguyen Thi Minh chaired a meeting in Hanoi on November 8 to review the sector’s activities in the first ten months of the year.

29/11/2017 02:13 PM

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Vietnam Post Corporation held a meeting in Hanoi on November 15 to review the pilot application of information technology (IT) for paying monthly retirement pensions and social insurance allowances in cash.

28/11/2017 09:37 AM

Phạm Lương Sơn, deputy director general of Việt Nam Social Security tells the chinhphu.vn that women don’t have to worry about lower benefits under new pension calculations starting January 1, 2018.

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Health Insurance: A crucial resource to ensure public healthcare

Regulations on wage foundation for social insurance payment

Vietnam Social Security reviews 10-month activities

Great strides seen in IT application in paying pensions, insurance allowances

New pension plan to affect men and women