Soc Trang urged to improve health system’s capacity

Friday, 2021-11-19 16:35:16
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Politburo member Tran Thanh Man speaking at the working session. (Photo: NDO)
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NDO - Soc Trang province should uphold the role and responsibility of the entire society to control the COVID-19 pandemic effectively, focusing on improving the capacity of their medical system, especially grassroots-level health care networks.

The statement was made by Politburo member and Vice Chairman of National Assembly Tran Thanh Man while working with leaders of Soc Trang province on November 18.

Speaking at the working session, Vice Chairman Man appreciated the efforts made by the provincial Party committee, authorities and the people in implementing the dual goals of epidemic prevention and control as well as economic development.

He asked the local authorities to enhance the communications and inspection of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as pay greater attention to vaccination for children in a safe and effective manner.

The NA Vice Chairman also urged the timely implementation of policies to support people, workers, enterprises and cooperatives who were severely affected by the pandemic.

The provincial authorities and agencies also need to practise economy, towards supplementing the central and local budget reserves for the COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control, he added.