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  Kỷ niệm chương “Vì sức khỏe nhân dân 27.2"
One class - Established: ?
Organization: Ministry of Health
  For: This decoration was awarded to individuals and collectives who have great contributions to the development of the Medical Sector in Vietnam. This decoration was then changed to Commemorative Medal form. This award is considered annually once on the occasion of the Day of Vietnamese Doctors (February 27th) and given to each individual only once.
  Design: Gold pentagon breast badge, 33mm across with suspension ribbon.
    Obverse: on a stylized pentagon shape, a central round disk with a shining sun on gold background and the medical symbol - a snake winding around a staff; surrounded by an outer ring with the half top in red, the half bottom in blue and with the inscription "VI SUC KHOE NHAN DAN" (For the People's Health) in gold, two yellow rice branches on the sides, and the date "27.2" in red in the bottom middle.
    Reverse: plain gold background
    Suspension: "hero" style
  Ribbon: rectangle, size 10mm x 28mm, gold outer border, red background.

Semi-Official Medal


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1 https://thuvienphapluat.vn/van-ban/the-thao-y-te/Quyet-dinh-4173-2004-QD-BYT-Ky-niem-chuong-Vi-suc-khoe-nhan-dan-Quy-che-xet-tang-5302.aspx
2 Decision no. 796/QĐ-BYT Decision no. 4173/2004/QĐ-BYT