NA Chairman calls for enhancing people’s healthcare in new situation

Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the medical sector to fully roll out the 12th Party Committee’s Resolution on enhancing people’s healthcare in the new situation so as to improve mental and physical wellbeing, stature, longevity, and life quality of the Vietnamese people.
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the meeting. (Photo: NDO)
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the meeting. (Photo: NDO)

The NA leader made the statement while chairing a working session with the Ministry of Public Health on February 20 ahead of the 69th anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27).

He highlighted the sector’s important role in the control of the COVID-19 pandemic and the downgrade of the infectious disease to Group B that covers the ones spreading fast and causing death from Group A that comprises particularly dangerous ones spreading very fast and on a large scale and have a high mortality rate or unclear causes.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said countries worldwide can learn from Vietnam’s pandemic prevention and control experience, and this is the biggest achievement that the sector has out so far, he added.

He hailed the sector’s efforts to overcome challenges, remove policy bottlenecks, and make bold steps in the completion of mechanisms, state management and implementation of professional missions, making contributions to the country’s success.

Hue took the occasion to asks the sector to study suitable remuneration policies for the medical staff, and sketch out stable and long-term policies to attract high-quality human resources, along with bolstering technology transfer and innovation. He called on the sector to streamline its apparatus and step up administrative reform and digital transformation.