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Minister Dao Ngoc Dung: opened opportunities for Vietnamese nurses go to work in Germany


In the framework of the visit to Federal Republic Germany (from September 23rd to September 27th 2019, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung and Delegation of Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs visited to Vietnamese nurses who study and work in Vivantes Company, at Berlin.

Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a meeting and concerned on the situation of work, daylife, income of Vietnamese nurses in Berlin. Congratulating the internees who get the high result in the examination and go to work in Germany, the Minister carefully recommended that the trainees should continue improving language skills, professional skills, quickly integrating, effectively working in order to return home country after complete the courses and have a chance to contribute better for the home country.

The trainees thanked Minister Dao Ngoc Dung for the suprising visit in the busy working trip of the Delegation to Germany. They felt the warm concern when the Minister spend the meaningful time to meet the trainees and have the talk on the situation of study, working, daily life and income of the trainees.
According to Minister Dao Ngoc Dung, Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy of Germany want 4 States of Federal Republic of Germany to cooperate with Vietnam on providing and receiving Vietnamese Nurses to Germany. In 2013, Vivantes company received only 19 nurses to work in Germany, however, in 2019, the number is increased to 282 nurses, and this result shows the first positive success in this cooperation.
Dr. Rene Herrmann, CEO of Vivantes company highly appreciated the cooperation of MOLISA in training and receiving Vietnamese nurses. He said that the study abilities of Vietnamese nurses were really good, there were more than 70% trainees of Vietnam passed the certificated examination to work after the intern time. According to Dr. Rene Herrmann, this is the high rate compared to the other countries.
Mr. Rene Herrmann hoped to receive more support from MOLISA in order to select the most suitable candidates. It was known that from January 01st, 2020, starting salary of nurses working in Germany is 3,000 Eu/month.
At the end of the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung said that the two sides should review the implementation to promote the achieved results and overcome the limitation, in which, focus on the daily life, spirit demand of labourers during the time of studying and working in Germany. Moreover, Center of Overseas Labour should cooperate with Goethe Academy in Hanoi, to improve the quality of language training for trainees before working in Germany.