Yen Bai works to improve health, intellectual standards for ethnic minority locals
- Wednesday, May 13, 2020
YBO - Despite having to face numerous difficulties and challenges, all the communes in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai have had primary schools and health facilities. The province has supported tuition fees for more than 535,000 students and lunches for kindergarten children aged 3-5 years, besides offering preferential policies for semi-boarding schools.
Heath workers at Van Yen medical centre visit ethnic minority patients being treated at the centre.
Activities in the summer volunteer youth campaign are being carried out simultaneously and creatively that suit local conditions.
According to the Yen Bai Department of Education and Training, a provincial-level contest to select excellent secondary students in the school year 2019-2020 ended, with 258 awards presented including nine first, 39 second, 74 third and 136 consolation prizes.
With her courage, confidence and acumen, Trieu Thi Minh Hien, a farmer from Son Trung village, Mai Son commune, Luc Yen district who used to work full-time on the farms, has become a successful businesswoman highly regarded by local people and authorities.
In the recent past, Yen Bai province has harnessed resources for promoting the expanded immunisation programme. Aside from opportunely providing sufficient vaccines, other supplies and funding, all-level authorities, sectors, organisations and localities have coordinated in steering and organising the programme implementation.