Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has attended the Ministerial Health Leaders’ Forum held by Harvard University in Massachusetts, the US, from June 3-6.
The first ever Harvard Ministerial Health Leaders’ Forum aims to foster the effectiveness of health ministers when developing and improving sustainable health and care services.
At the forum, Minister Tien was among 15 health ministers from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America to be nominated as 2012 Harvard Health Leaders.
They were selected for their innovative ideas and determination to bring health reform policies to life, helping to improve people’s health.
Earlier, from June 1-3, Minister Tien met with Harvard and Boston Universities to discuss training for health workers in Vietnam .
She also held a meeting with several US businesses, which are already established in Vietnam, about public-private partnerships in the health care sector.
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