Healthcare of older people a growing concern

Like many other countries in the region, Việt Nam faces the question of how to care for its ageing citizens, most essentially when it comes to providing health care. ​The issue was the focus of the workshop on “Health security of older persons: a survey of five ASEAN countries,” recently held by the Institute of Public Policy and Management at National Economics University, Hà Nội City. Researchers from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Việt Nam – together with a number of experts and representatives from agencies specialising population ageing issues in Việt Nam – participated in the discussion.

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