Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health Tang Chi Thuong yesterday said that in order to ensure medical examination and treatment, standing missions and diseases control during the National Day holiday, the department required the hospitals to strengthen coordination with the 115 Emergency Center to carry patients in urgent cases, especially severe Covid-19 infectious ones.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health collaborated with the Municipal Department of Information and Communications to implement the digital conversion process on Covid-19 patient management at home to create favorable conditions for people and reduce the overloaded administrative works for medical staff at medical centers at wards, communes and towns as the number of Covid-19 infectious people have surged.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just sent an urgent official letter to its divisions in districts and Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City Center for the Quality Control of Food, Drug and Cosmetics on strengthening the management of trading and using Covid-19 treatment drugs.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just sent an urgent official letter to public and private hospitals, medical centers of districts and Thu Duc City, HCMC Center for Disease Control (HCDC) on strengthening Covid-19 treatment for children.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just sent an official letter to propose the Administration of Science Technology and Training under the Ministry of Health to provide the city with 100,000 more Molnupiravir doses for Covid-19 patient treatment.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has required relevant sides in HCMC to guide medical centers and export processing and industrial zones infrastructure development companies to establish quarantine wards for F1 cases (close contacts of Covid-19 patients) who are working in export processing zones (Epz) and industrial parks (Ip).