Vietnam has a population of 95.54 million. It has a target of 90% health insurance coverage by 2020. The health status of people in Vietnam has greatly improved in recent years. Life expectancy, infant mortality and malnutrition rates have all improved over the last few decades. There are wide disparities in core health indicators between rural and urban residents, across different regions and among population groups. Vietnam has one of the most rapidly aging populations in the world.