Global Observatory for eHealth

Viet Nam

CoIA country*

This five year health ICT Plan titled ‘Technological Development of the Ministry of Health Information for 2011-2015’ aims to use integrated information technology to promote the efficient exchange of documents and electronic medical data in the network environment. Specifically, the plan outlines objectives to develop a National Health Database, standardised electronic exchanges of health information, standard operating procedures for the application of health IT and broadly using IT standards in the health sector. Developing legislation and guidance for medical activities in the network environment is also outlined.

Date of publication: 2011

Date URL last accessed: 23 September 2013

*Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health