Vice-Director, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Ministry of Health, Vietnam
Dr. Phuong is the leading health economist with more than 20 years of experience in health financing, health economic and health system reform in Vietnam. She also has strong background in policy evaluation and monitoring, research proposal design and development, provider payment methods, hospital services cost, health technology assessment and project evaluation. Dr. Nguyen Khanh Phuong has extensive experience in the healthcare sector, having held many positions such as coordinator, senior technical officer, principal investigator, and national consultant. She was involved in several studies which provided evidence for developing important health policies such as health insurance, health financing reform. She is currently a member of HTAsiaLink Scientific Board, HTAi Asia Policy Forum Organizing Committee, Joint Learning Network. Dr. Phuong has also participated in many advanced training programs and courses on health system strengthening and sustainable financing.
She has published many articles in Vietnamese and English on domestic and foreign medical journals. She graduated from Hanoi College of Pharmacy in 1994 and earned a master of science on Health Economics in Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand in 1997. She earned a PhD degree on Public Health in National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology in 2011.