Publications and information resources


  • Tobacco Taxes in Viet Nam Questions and Answers
    This publication was jointly developed by the Tobacco Control Fund of the Ministry of Health Viet Nam, HealthBridge Viet Nam and the World Health Organization country office in Viet Nam.

Corporate brochure of the WHO in Viet Nam

This corporate brochure describes the work of the WHO in Viet Nam in supporting the people and the Government of Viet Nam to improve health.

National Malaria Programme Review - Viet Nam

This report is the result of an independent external review of the performance and achievements of Viet Nam’s National Malaria Control programme. The Programme has made significant progress towards eliminating malaria in recent years. Malaria cases and deaths have been reduced remarkably, in large part because of the substantial commitment and investments of the Government of Viet Nam and its international development partners in malaria control.

Mission report of Joint External Evaluation of IHR Core Capacity of Viet Nam

This report presents the findings of the Joint External Evaluation Mission to the Republic of Viet Nam.

Global tuberculosis report 2013

This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 197 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world’s TB cases.

World health report 2013

The World health report: research for universal health coverage focuses on the importance of research in advancing progress towards universal health coverage. In addition, it identifies the benefits of increased investment in health research by low- and middle-income countries using case studies from around the world, and proposes ways to further strengthen this type of research.

Global status report on road safety 2013

The Global status report on road safety 2013 presents information on road safety from 182 countries, accounting for almost 99% of the world’s population. The report indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths remains unacceptably high at 1.24 million per year. Only 28 countries, covering 7% of the world’s population, have comprehensive road safety laws on five key risk factors: drinking and driving, speeding, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts, and child restraints.

Atlas of health and climate

The Atlas of health and climate is a product of this unique collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the connections between weather and climate and major health challenges. These range from diseases of poverty to emergencies arising from extreme weather events and disease outbreaks. They also include environmental degradation, the increasing prevalence of noncommunicable diseases and the universal trend of demographic ageing.

WHO International Standard Terminologies on Traditional Medicine in the Western Pacific Region

Traditional medicine has been developing for thousands of years with its own set of terms. However, historical conditions have brought about various expressions in traditional medicine. Being the very first step towards globalization of traditional medicine, it is believed that international standard terminology will greatly expedite scientific communications in traditional medicine societies.


Information resources

Viet Nam Health Statistics Yearbook 2015

The Ministry of Health compiles and public the Health Statistics yearbook 2015 in order to provide information serving to study, analysis, and assess the implementation of the five - plan 2011-2015 and build strategic targets of the branch in continuing period.
Source: Ministry of Health of Viet Nam

World Health Statistics 2013

World Health Statistics 2013 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. This year, it also includes highlight summaries on the topics of reducing the gaps between the world’s most-advantaged and least-advantaged countries, and on current trends in official development assistance (ODA) for health.

Health Information and Intelligence Platform (HIIP)

Too often health information is hidden in isolated pockets or stored in ways that make it difficult to use and impossible to share. The Health Information and Intelligence Platform (HIIP) answers the call for health information to be accessible and user-friendly. HIIP provides access to the interactive database.