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Author Priwitzer, Kerstin

Title The Vietnamese health care system in change : a policy network analysis of a Southeast Asian welfare regime / Kerstin Priwitzer
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 370 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents List of Tables; List of Figures; Abbreviations; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Glossary; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Framework; 3. The Socio-economic Setting of the Informal Security Regime; 4. The Public Provider Network in Vietnam; 5. The Private Provider Network in Vietnam; 6. The Regulatory Policy Network in Vietnam; 7. Conclusion; Annexes; Bibliography; Index; Untitled
Summary Within the last twenty years a large-scale bottom-up privatization has taken place in Vietnam, changing and dismantling the public health care system. This process has led to severe tensions inherent in the transitional society of Vietnam between equity and access to health care support - especially for the poor, elderly, migrants, and ethnic minorities - on the one hand, and its efficiency on the other hand. The book traces the reform efforts to modernize the health care system by the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Vietnamese government. The author bases her findings on little known prima
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference (pages 289-351) and index
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Subject Health care reform -- Vietnam
Medical care -- Vietnam
Public health -- Vietnam
Patient Care Management
Public Policy
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Health Services Administration
Social Control Policies
Delivery of Health Care
Social Control, Formal
Social Sciences
Health Care Economics and Organizations
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Health Policy
Health care reform.
Medical care.
Public health.
Form Electronic book
Author Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN 9789814345699