Eligible healthcare facility for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis in Vietnam

Eligible healthcare facility for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis in Vietnam
Bảo Ngọc

On December 8, 2021, the Vietnamese Government promulgated Decree 109/2021/ND-CP regulating healthcare facilities eligible for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis and applications and procedures for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis

According to the Decree, an healthcare facility for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis in Vietnam shall satisfy the following conditions:

(1) It is a medical examination and treatment establishment having a medical license that permits internal medicine or psychiatry, drug addiction treatment or opiate substitution therapy;

It is a forensic psychiatric facility.

(2) Doctors who make diagnosis of narcotic substance dependence have medical licenses for medical examination and treatment in psychiatry, general, internal or traditional medicine.

The doctors who have medical licenses for medical examination and treatment in general or internal or traditional medicine shall also get certificates of completion of training courses on diagnosis of narcotic substance dependence issued by a certified training facility.

(3) Facilities and equipment shall be adequate for narcotic substance dependence diagnosis in accordance with the organization and scope of professional activities of the ward prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article.

Decree 109/2021/ND-CP takes effect from January 1, 2022.

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