Vietnam strives to expand family doctor model by 2020

Vietnam strives to expand family doctor model by 2020

An average of at least 80 percent cities and provinces in Vietnam will implement family practitioners by 2020, said Associate Professor Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment at a conference on family healthcare on November 9.

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Phu Tho to reduce rate of poor households to 5 percent in 2020

The northern midland province of Phu Tho is striving to reduce the percentage of poor households to 5 percent by 2020, as part of its efforts to achieve sustainable poverty reduction and improve living conditions of local people.