Why do Vietnam’s patients bribe their doctors?
In 2012, a survey published by the World Bank and Vietnam’s Government Inspectorate (which runs the Anti-Corruption Bureau) showed that 76% of those who had paid a bribe to health service personnel did so voluntarily, with only 21% responding to a request. >>More information
Poverty a mental health risk factor for young mothers
A ground-breaking collaboration between University of Melbourne and Vietnamese researchers aims to tackle the hidden suffering of new mothers in developing countries.
Report highlights cases of severe child malnutrition
HA NOI — Many of Viet Nam’s rural children were suffering from severe malnutrition, according to a preliminary report from an international research project known as Young Lives. Young Lives, a joint project between the General Statistics Office, Save the Children UK and the Research and Training Centre for Community Development in Ha Noi, is […]