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Quality of Vietnamese doctorates cause for deep concern

VietnamNet , dtinews | March 10, 2014 08:42 PM Vietnam now tops Southeast Asia in the number of doctors, but the country is ranked among regional countries in being one the lowest in the scientific research effectiveness of the training system.   Quality of Vietnamese doctorates cause for deep concern  Vietnam now has 24,300 doctors and 101,000 masters, up 11.6% compared to 1996. The number of doctors in the country has seen an annual increase of 7%, and the rate for master is 14%, according to the statistics from the Ministry of Science and Technology . The number of doctors in Vietnam from the position of deputy minister is five times higher than that in Japan, said Dr. Nguyen Khac Hung, from the National Academy of Public Administration . Recently, Hanoi announced that by 2020 all cadres managed by the municipal committee must have postgraduate degrees , half of them are doctorates. Meanwhile, all key cadres of communes and wards must have