Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Lam Dong (VNA) - The implementation of the second phase of a health care project in the Central Highlands provinces was reviewed at a conference held in Da Lat city on January 11. Funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the project aims to support the development of medical systems in the five provinces of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Kon Tum, Gia Lai and Lam Dong during 2014-2019, towards meeting the increasing demand for medical checkups of regional residents, especially impoverished and ethnic people. Addressing the event, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien underlined the need to pay attention to improving the quality of human resources, medical examination and treatment activities. The project mainly focuses on enhancing communal-level heath care, fine-tuning the quality and access to medical services at hospitals and the management capacity in health care establishments at all levels in terms of basic construction, facility procurement, … [Read more...] about Healthcare project in Central Highlands reviewed
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The grant, which funds the second subprogram of the Health Sector Governance Program, is in line with the government’s Health Sector Reform Strategy, which aims to achieve universal health coverage by 2025.The policy-based grant will help the Government of the Lao PDR expand healthcare coverage and improve health services in the country. (Source: ADB)“Lao PDR is embarking on a very exciting journey to reach universal health coverage, assuring people’s access to healthcare with affordable and more predictable costs. It is doing this through the introduction of national health insurance, which will cover the entire country by the end of 2018. ADB has been fortunate to be engaged before and during this exciting transition, and looks forward to tackling other health system challenges, including the provision of quality healthcare, with the Government of the Lao PDR,” said Azusa Sato, Health Specialist at ADB’s Southeast Asia Department.Lao PDR has made … [Read more...] about Lao expands healthcare coverage
The province and AHF have jointly implemented a project to connect healthcare facilities and prisons in providing free medicines and health care services for prisoners. Since 1993, nearly 8,000 HIV/AIDS cases have been reported in Dong Nai, of whom nearly 4,300 are under management, more than 1,100 are not found and the rest died. ARV for HIV treatment Currently, prisons across the province are keeping 130 prisoners living with HIV/AIDS and facing difficulties in seeking health care services. Hoang Dinh Canh, Vice Director of the Health Ministry’s Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, said that treatment for HIV/AIDS carriers in prisons is difficult as all services for them are depend on support from health care facilities and the community. He held that linking health care facilities and prisons is crucial to provide treatments for prisoners living with HIV/AIDS. Chhim Sarath, AHF Director for Asia, said that the foundation has cooperated with 11 … [Read more...] about Project provides treatment for prisons having HIV/AIDS
The money Vinhomes used to buy Berjaya’s two long-delayed projects may be part of the $1.3-billion investment that it received from GIC Private Limited. Vinhomes Imperia project in Haiphong According to newswire Cafef, Vinhomes, Vietnam's leading real estate management company and the property management arm of Vingroup, signed an agreement with GIC. Accordingly, GIC will pour $1.3 billion into Vinhomes by buying part of Vinhomes’ stakes and by supplying a loan to help Vinhomes develop its projects. The agreement came into effect on April 12. The information comes after Vingroup released that through Vinhomes it has recently acquired two long-delayed projects from Malaysian Berjaya Corporation. Notably, Vinhomes has completed the purchase of a 97.7 per cent stake in Berjaya Vietnam International University Township One Member LLC and Vietnam Berjaya Financial Centre. The first deal was VND11.75 trillion ($515.6 million) in value, while the capital contribution to … [Read more...] about Vinhomes uses $1.3 billion of GIC investment to buy Berjaya projects?
Leading multi-functional conglomerate Vingroup has recently acquired two projects from Malaysian Berjaya Corporation which have been delayed for a long time. Vinhomes, Vietnam's leading real estate management company and the property management arm of Vingroup, has completed the purchase of 97.7 per cent stake in Berjaya Vietnam International University Township One Member LLC from Malaysia’s Berjaya Corporation. This VND11.75 trillion ($515.6 million) deal aims to acquire the long-delayed Vietnam International University Township (VIUT) project. The road leading to the site of the ill-fated Vietnam International Berjaya University Township. Photo: Hong Son BerjayaVietnam International University Township One Member LLC is the investor of the long-delayed VIUT project. The project, which received its investment certificate in July 2008, is located at Tan Thoi Nhi commune in Hoc Mon district. It has an area of 925 hectares and investment capital of $3.5 billion. … [Read more...] about Vingroup acquires two mammoth projects from Berjaya