Delegation from the Ministry of Health of Vietnam will visit the Estonian Health Insurance Fund on October 21

The purpose of the visit of the delegation is to become acquainted with the Estonian health care system. Hannes Danilov, Chairman of the Health Insurance Fund, will be introducing the insurance fund’s role in the construction of the Estonian health care system to the Vietnamese delegation, as well as the functioning and main principles of our health care system.

Helvi Tarien, Director of the fund’s Department of Health Care Services, will be introducing the process of concluding agreements and planning health care services to the delegation and Triin Tõrvand, a health care economics specialist, will be giving an overview of the cost models and cost management of health care services.

In addition to the health insurance fund, the delegation will also be visiting the poll centre PRAXIS, the North Estonia Medical Centre, the Tartu City Government and the University of Tartu. The Vietnamese delegation will stay in Estonia from 21 to 25 October.