Ministry of Health (Vietnam)

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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Health
Bộ Y tế
Ministry overview
Formed 1945
Jurisdiction Government of Vietnam
Headquarters 138A Giang Vo, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Minister responsible

The Ministry of Health (MOH, Vietnamese: Bộ Y tế) is the government ministry responsible for the governance and guidance of the health, healthcare and health industry of Vietnam. In conjunction with other ministries and the prime minister's office, the Ministry is responsible for creating and promulgating long-term health policy programs such as the "National Strategy on Nutrition for the 2001 - 2010 period" and the "National Policy on Injury Prevention 2002 - 2010".[1] Its main offices are located in Ba Đình District, Hanoi.

Ministerial units[edit]

  • Department of Communications and Reward
  • Department of Maternal Health and Children
  • Department of Medical Equipment and Works
  • Department of Health Insurance
  • Department of Planning and Finance
  • Department of Organisation and Personnel
  • Department of International Cooperation
  • Department of Legislation
  • Office of the Ministry
  • Ministry Inspectorate
  • General Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Agency of HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Agency of Food Safety
  • Agency of Health Environment
  • Agency of Science, Technology and Training
  • Agency of Medical Services Administration
  • Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration
  • Agency of Drug Administration
  • Agency of Information Technology
  • Directorate of Population and Family Planning

Administrative units[edit]

  • Health Strategy and Policy Institute
  • Health and Lifestyle Newspaper
  • Journal of Practical Medicine
  • Journal of Pharmacology

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