VIETNAM HEALTH PARTNERSHIP DOCUMENT (VHPD)
Being endorsed in 2014, the Vietnam Health Partnership Document (VHPD) builds on the success and lessons learned from the Statement of Intent (SOI) signed in 2009, and draws upon the framework of international and national policies and guidelines that shape development cooperation in Vietnam health sector.
The VHPD was developed in a spirit of mutual accountability and through a broadly inclusive and collaborative process. All parties subscribe and work actively to implement the principles, commitments and milestones outlined, recognizing that achievements of the HPG requires actions from all partners and across government.
The VHPD figures 10 milestones that address activities and corresponding fund and facilitators for each activity in order to implement the VHPD.
STATEMENT OF INTENT (SOI)
In March 2009, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam and Development Partners signed the Statement of Intent (SOI) [link to page, with pdf file, milestone achievement, and meeting on SOI completion], aimed at better harmonizing financial resources and technical efforts, improving alignment behind government plans and strategies, and making better use of country system.
The SOI draws from the principles of the Hanoi Core Statement (HCS), and the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA), and is composed of a set of 10 milestones to be implemented jointly by MOH and DPs, under the leadership of MOH. The SOI was completed in 2013 with all 10 milestones fulfilled, laying a solid and encouraging basis for the following partnership document to be adopted, the VHPD.
JOINT ANNUAL HEALTH REVIEW (JAHR) [link đến web của JAHR]
The Joint Annual Health Review (JAHR) is the review and monitoring arm of the HPG and provides important information to the HPG, feeding into policy dialogue on priority issues in the sector development. The development of JAHR is the process through which the MOH (led by Department of Planning and Finance) and partners jointly assess progress in the health sector and achievements against the objectives of the 5 year plan on an annual basis.
FIVE-YEAR HEALTH PLAN 2016-2020
Aiming to build the health system of Vietnam towards quality, efficiency, equitability, and sustainability, the Five-year Health Sector Development Plan 2016-2020 prioritizes 09 key tasks including grassroots and preventive health system development and universal health coverage.
FIVE-YEAR HEALTH PLAN 2011-2015
The health sector of Vietnam has accomplished 07 major tasks as in the report of the Five-year Health Sector Development Plan 2011-2015 implementation, especially in reducing maternal and infant mortality rate, stunting rate of children under five years old, hospital overcrowding, health insurance coverage and village health improvement.
17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Goal 3 targeting good health and well-being are the new framework for health development until 2030. SDGs emphasize the importance of partnership and Universal Health Coverage, which means every one must be able to enjoy right to health.
Prior to SDGs, The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were the world time-bound and quantified targets for addressing extreme poverty in its many dimensions - income poverty, hunger, disease, lack of adequate shelter, and exclusion-while promoting gender equality, education, and environmental sustainability. Health was one important component that was expressed via 5/8 health-related MDGs. By 2015, Vietnam had reached positive results in Goal 1, Goal 4, Goal 5, Goal 6 and Goal 7.
IHP+ is a group of 65 partners committed to improving the health of citizens in developing countries by putting international principles for effective aid and development co-operation into practice in the health sector. Vietnam joined IHP+ in April 2010.