University of Health Sciences is a member university of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.
The Deputy Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Education and Training to assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with relevant ministries and agencies in, organizing the appraisal of dossiers and actual appraisal of the project on establishing the University of Health Sciences as a successful university. member of the Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City in accordance with the law on investment and operating conditions in the field of education and relevant laws, and submit it to the Prime Minister for consideration and decision. .
The university model with member schools already exists in Vietnam, such as National Universities (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City), Regional Universities (Thai Nguyen, Hue, Da Nang).
This model has been confirmed in the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Higher Education. For the field of health sciences, there have also been some models such as Lao University of Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco.
Nearly 20 years ago, the policy of establishing the University of Health Sciences in Vietnam was mentioned. In essence, this is a university model in which specialized member schools are Medical University, College of Pharmacy, University of Nursing, University of Public Health…
This model will create academic autonomy for member schools by major, maximizing efficiency and effectiveness through the sharing of common resources such as the apparatus of management, coordination, and investment in subjects. basic, biomedical science base, interdisciplinary research and training coordination.
University of Health Sciences will be one of the key health training institutions in the southern region in the current situation of human resource shortage for the health sector.
Previously, on October 27, 2020, the Prime Minister also signed Decision No. 1666/QD-TTg on the establishment of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi on the basis of upgrading and developing the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy. Pharmacy.
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