The volunteer hands over a medicine bag to a Covid-19 patient treated at home in Phu Nhuan District. (Photo: SGGP) The group will help the local medical facilities and mobile healthcare stations manage and care for F0 cases at home, implement Covid-19 antigen rapid test, give support in vaccination and distribution of medicines. Every team has at least three members who will be responsible for monitoring 10-20 Covid-19 patients, including heads of the quarter or apartment building, medical staff of the local medical stations of ward, commune or town, and retired healthcare workers and volunteers. Each unit will be equipped with thermometer, blood pressure monitor, oxygen saturation (SpO2), oxygen cylinders, mask oxygen with bag, Covid-19 rapid antigen test kits, personal protective equipment , a phone number that is available 24 hours a day. By Thanh An – Translated by Kim Khanh … [Read more...] about HCMC to establish Community-based Covid-19 Patient Care teams
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The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has issued a set of safety assessment criteria for eateries, food businesses, supermarkets, and shopping malls to reopen. There are six criteria for catering service providers and seven for supermarkets, shopping malls, and food retailers. Catering service - The establishment must have a certificate of food safety. - The establishment must ensure food safety conditions in accordance with regulations. - Employees, customers, and delivery workers must strictly follow health authorities’ pandemic prevention and control instructions. All staff members have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative for the novel coronavirus. - All people have to follow basic pandemic prevention measures, namely wearing face masks, sanitizing hands, and keeping a minimum distance of two meters. - The delivery area must be separated from the remaining sections, while hand sanitizer, antiseptic, and hand … [Read more...] about How can food establishments reopen in Ho Chi Minh City after COVID-19 halt?
South Korean President Moon Jae In has announced that they would send over one million Covid-19 vaccine doses to assist Vietnam in its Covid-19 fight. South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in New York on September 21 on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly. President Moon announced the vaccine donation plan during his meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s 76th session on September 21 (New York time). According to President Moon, the vaccine donation to Vietnam will be South Korea’s first direct provision of the vaccine to a foreign nation, except for its financial support through the COVAX Facility. The vaccine is expected to be sent to Vietnam in October. Thanking the South Korean Government for timely vaccine support, President Phuc emphasized that Vietnam would continue to create favourable conditions for South … [Read more...] about South Korea to donate one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam
Hanoi-based enterprises and experts shared with The Hanoi Times about their initiatives to ensure smooth operation with anti-pandemic prevention measures in place. Do Thanh Tam, Deputy General Director of Son Ha Group: Uniting to overcome challenges Do Thanh Tam, Deputy General Director of Son Ha Group. HNT Photos: Hoang Anh As Hanoi's authorities have eased the anti-pandemic restrictions, we have built safe operation plans at production facilities, which strictly complied with the 5K protocol (in Vietnamese) Khau tran g (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (No gathering) - Khai bao y te (health declaration). We also tightened the implementation of anti-disease measures according to the Prime Minister's Directive. The “three on-site”option continues to be applied at some factories in high-risk areas to ensure the safety of all employees as well as uninterrupted production activities. Logistics units … [Read more...] about Hanoi-based firms ensure safe production in new normal
HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND Ho Chi Minh City will carry out the third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND (around 320.7 million USD) sourced from the local budget to help more households and informal workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee. Speaking at a press conference held by the city’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on September 20, Hoan said given complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the city and prolonged social distancing, people face more difficulties due to job loss and having no income. Therefore, in addition to the social security relief packages of the city's Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and other organisations and individuals, the municipal People's Committee continues to implement the third relief package to help ease difficulties for local residents. According to reports from the People's Committees of … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 21
President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc delivers a speech at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. —VNA/VNS Photo NEW YORK — Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc delivered a statement at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, the US, on Wednesday (local time). The following is the full text of the statement. Mr. President, I wish to extend my congratulations to Mr. Abdullah Shahid on the assumption of his duties as the President of the 76th UNGA. I am convinced that under his able leadership and with his vast experience, he will lead our session to success. I highly appreciate the significant contributions of Mr. Volkan Bozkir in his capacity as the President of the 75th UNGA. I also wish to, once again, congratulate Mr. Antonio Guterres on his re-election as the UN Secretary-General. I believe that, with his perseverance and dedication, he will work to realise the Organisation’s … [Read more...] about President stresses cooperation, connectivity among nations in face of non-traditional security challenges