HSPI is a scientific organization that belongs to Ministry of Health. The Institute has been established according to the Decision No. 230/1998/QD – TTg issued to Prime Minister on 30/11/1998
Known as the Center of Health Service Human Sources in 1987, and the Center of Health Service Sociology in 1996, Health Strategy and Policy Institute (HSPI) was found according to the decision numbered 230/1998/QD-TTg on November, 11th 1998 to meet the social imperative requiring the equitableness and effectiveness in public health care and improvement, to meet the rapid development of technological science, to meet the general trend of global integration.
HSPI is one of six national institute under the direct authority of the Ministry of Health. HSPI was granted the licence of science and technology activities numbered 612 by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment on March, 5th 1999.