04:00 PM Welcome and Introductions (Jonathan Moreno, Co-Chair)
04:10 PM Reviewing Healthcare Committee Minutes from 23 October Meeting (Chris Blank, Co-Chair)
04:15 PM Diagnostics Sector Report (Sam Perl, Vice Chair Diagnostics)

  • Overview of the Diagnostics Market in Vietnam
  • How are AmCham Companies making a difference in the Diagnostics Sector?
  • Challenges and Recommended Policy Reform for the Diagnostics Sector
04:45 PM

Advocacy Issues

A. Discussion on Proposed Law and Position Paper regarding Vietnamese Language Restriction for Foreign Doctors (Mason Cobb, Vice Chair Clinics & Hospitals)

B. Update on Amendment of Decree 36 in which there is an extension for import license classified B, C, D for Medical Devices (Ha Nguyen, Vice Chair Medical Devices or Jonathan Moreno)

C. Update on VBF (Jonathan Moreno)

D. Update on HCMC Peoples Committee Meeting (Michael Sieburg, Vice Chair Supporting Industries)

E. Meeting with US Consul General (Chris Blank)

F. Opportunities for Healthcare Advocacy (Mary Tarnowka, ED AmCham)

05:20 PM Other Issues/Open Discussion
05:30 PM Meeting Adjourns