Key priorities for healthcare sector amid challenging time

Key priorities for healthcare sector amid challenging time

Many people have asked me why I dared to take the position as Minister of Health at this time, especially when I do not have a medical professional background. However, with the role and responsibility of a party member and especially with the trust of members of the Party Central Committee, I strictly obey the assignment of the Party and State.
DKSH supporting health innovation

DKSH supporting health innovation

Vietnam is accelerating digital transformation in the healthcare sector. Phillip Alexander Wray, general manager of DKSH Pharma Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Tung Anh about how the company’s digital solutions are aiding this effort.
Bayer enhancing sustainable alliances

Bayer enhancing sustainable alliances

Private investors are actively pushing forward different initiatives to advance healthcare public-private tie-ups in order to improve the sector, as well as achieve sustainable development goals.
More favourable rule system urged for healthcare PPPs

More favourable rule system urged for healthcare PPPs

A more robust legal framework is being sought to strengthen public-private partnerships in the health sector, thus increasing the system’s resilience and sustainability for better preparation for new pandemics.
5G to revolutionise the healthcare sector

5G to revolutionise the healthcare sector

The rise of 5G represents a new generation of mobile technology that has the potential to accelerate the digital transformation of enterprises through a host of new services, technologies, and ecosystems.
Multinationals get health PPP fever

Multinationals get health PPP fever

Although legal issues remain in some areas, public-private collaboration continues to be a focus among multinational corporations in Vietnam’s healthcare sector, and further expansions are being sought.
Navigating legal challenges in healthcare partnerships

Navigating legal challenges in healthcare partnerships

While the public-private partnership model is proved to be an optimal choice to promote funding in the healthcare sector, many issues remain in implementing this in Vietnam.
Deals to be made in Vietnam’s promising healthcare sector

Deals to be made in Vietnam’s promising healthcare sector

Despite the obvious difficulties, 2021 was by all accounts another bumper year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) both in terms of deal volume and deal size.
Med-tech groups open up to pandemic opportunities

Med-tech groups open up to pandemic opportunities

Application of IT in the healthcare sector is now booming in Vietnam to serve the pandemic battle, with future prospects of development to further enhance medical tech businesses on the back of the Industry 4.0 era, and incentive policies.
Piqued interest for US investors in healthcare sector

Piqued interest for US investors in healthcare sector

With COVID-19 continuing to take centre stage across the world, most people have become very aware of both the importance and challenge of building healthcare systems to meet demands today and into the future. But what are some key indicators which illustrate the status of Vietnam’s healthcare system?
Legal challenges for a flourishing healthcare sector

Legal challenges for a flourishing healthcare sector

Recently, both domestic and overseas investors have displayed significant interest in Vietnam’s healthcare sector. However, attracting funding in healthcare still poses many legal obstacles for investors, making it difficult to further boost development.
Healthcare levels up via tech groups

Healthcare levels up via tech groups

Technological disruption is expected to make vast changes in the healthcare sector, with huge opportunities for tech firms to venture deeper.
Population shift draws foreign players into healthcare sector

Population shift draws foreign players into healthcare sector

Indian pharmaceutical companies are keen on broadening partnerships with Vietnamese firms in order to serve the growing local healthcare industry.
Poor foreign investment health

Poor foreign investment health

Despite mammoth development potential, foreign investment in Vietnam’s healthcare sector remains modest.