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Name: Resolution No. 90-CP on the direction and policy of socialization of educational, medical and cultural activities.
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training; Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-08-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Cong Bao [official English translation], 1997-09-30, No. 18, pp. 3-7
ISN: VNM-1997-R-47991
Bibliography: Cong Bao [official English translation], 1997-09-30, No. 18, pp. 3-7
Abstract/Citation: Provides general guidelines on the socialization of medical, educational and cultural services so as to achieve social equity in these fields: "the whole leaves protecting the torn ones." The Resolution encourages the development of private and semi-state schools. Vocational training schools shall be transformed from state to semi-state institutions. Certain branches of vocational training may be directly attached to state companies; major companies shall be allowed to establish post-graduate schools to develop personnel. The Resolution also encourages semi and full privatization of medical services. Health insurance shall be reformed so as to, inter alia, end discrimination between payers of hospital fees and payers of health insurance.

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