The Top Ten Health Issues in Viet Nam

  • Anna G. Shillabeer


There are a number of key emerging and increasing healthcare issues in Viet Nam. Many of these issues are either not yet in focus or require further attention to solve. This chapter presents the top ten health issues for Viet Nam and provides a discussion of the impact of these issues both on the population at all levels from the individual to the nation and provides a suggestion of future research and commercial potential for those looking for opportunities in Viet Nam or the Southeast Asian region.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna G. Shillabeer
    • 1
  1. 1.CSEM, Flinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia

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