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Reaching a Universal Health Insurance in Viet Nam: Challenges and the Role of Government

Long Giang

Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 2011, vol. 18, issue 1, 47-72

Abstract: This article aims to, first, describe the current health-care system in Viet Nam accompanied by a number of challenges the country faces in delivering and financing health-related services, and then provides some policy discussions on how to achieve this ambitious plan.

Keywords: Health-care system; universal health insurance; Viet Nam (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I14 I18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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