Dissemination workshop for introducing intervention activities of project “Non-state sector studies for Health in Vietnam”
Within the framework of the project “Non-state sector studies for Health in Vietnam” funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, from 26th to 27th December 2012, the Health Strategy and Policy Institute (HSPI) organized a dissemination workshop to introduce project’s intervention activities in Hai Duong and Binh Dinh province, chaired by Prof. Le Quang Cuong – Director of HSPI and Dr. Tran Thi Mai Oanh – Deputy Director of HSPI.
The workshop was held over two days. The first day, it was held at the Department of Health of Hai Duong and Binh Dinh province, in order to present preliminary results and introduce project’s intervention activities to local leaders. Participants in the first day included representatives of District People Committee; leaders of Department of Health; leaders, officers of its functional Departments (Department of Medical Profession, Department of Pharmaceutical Profession, Planning Department, Department of Non-state Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice Management), and all heads of Commune Health Stations in intervention districts. The second day, it was held at two intervention districts which are Kim Thanh (Hai Duong province) and Hoai Nhon (Binh Dinh province) with the participation of representatives of non-state medical and pharmaceutical practitioners in the districts. The objective of this day was working with non-state sector for heath to identify the necessary intervention activities, in order to enhance the role of non-state sector for health in delivering Primary Health Care services.
In general, participants expressed high agreement with the preliminary results of HSPI as well as the expected intervention activities. Discussion process regarding completing the intervention activities received active responses from all participants. End of the workshop, all participants agreed on the expected intervention activities with the goal was to enhance the role of non-state sector for health in delivering Primary Health Care services with high quality, based on promoting positive aspects and limiting limited aspects of non-state sector for health.