May 15th

Le Van Kham, MD. PhD Director, Department of Health Insurance, Ministry of Health, Viet nam

Following graduated from Hanoi Medical University as a medical doctor in 1993, Dr. Kham started working at Vietnam Social Security. In 1998, he moved to work at the Medical Service Administration, Ministry of Health. He continued to study Master Degree in Health Social Science at Mahidol University, Thailand from 2003 to 2005. He also got PhD degree on Anthropology at the Academy of Social Science of Vietnam in 2015.

He became Deputy Director of Department of Health Insurance in 2007 and was appointed Director in September 2016. He currently has responsibility to take part in building health insurance policies in terms of extension of the number of people involved in health insurance scheme, benefit package for beneficiaries together with management of provision of health care services, and payment method as well.