Health Minister Tien speaks at the meeting (Photo: quochoi)

Brain drain in medical sector causes turmoil

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien admitted a brain drain in health sector  because there has been no special policies to attract good medical workers to work in hospitals in disadvantaged areas so far.
She is honored at an Award Ceremony in the presence of ASEAN Science and Technology Ministers and Senior Officials in Nay Pyi Taw, in Burma

Vietnamese female scientist wins ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep received $20,000 as she won the third annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women, sponsored by ASEAN, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UL.for her exceptional research on using at-home healthcare solutions to reduce pressure placed upon urban healthcare systems.