At a seminar on removing difficulties for hospitals by mechanism and budget organized by the Government Portal, leaders of large hospitals continued to call for help as their hospitals are short of medical supplies.
Deputy Health Minister Do Xuan Tuyen suggested that it is necessary to continue to take measures to prevent Covid-19 as well as strengthen vaccination for groups at risk of infections to cope with sub-variants of Omicron.
Head of the National Steering Committee for Anti-smuggling, Counterfeit Goods and Trade Fraud (National Steering Committee 389) and the Ministry of Finance, the General Department of Customs has requested the Customs Departments in provinces and cities to strengthen inspection, examination, investigation, timely detection and prevention of illegal acts in business activities, export, import, temporary import for re-export, transit petroleum and import biological products, supplies, and medical equipment.
Vietnam has decided to urgently support the Lao Party, State and people with VND2.15 million and some medical supplies in aid of the nation’s efforts to combat the latest wave of Covid-19, informed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung at a ceremony held on October 25.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee in Ho Chi Minh City received medical equipment and supplies worth nearly VND6 billion (US$260,000) donated by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in the city and members of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry on October 11.
Over 20 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have offered free accommodation and meals to medical workers involving in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with about 50,000 room nights, reported the municipal Tourism Department on July 19.
Authorities have been seeking the source of materials for the production of face masks in South Africa, Egypt, and India to provide for domestic production to serve the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus.