Yen Bai’s “white blouse” soldiers fight COVID-19 in Bac Giang
- Wednesday, May 26, 2021
YBO - Despite a geographical distance between the provinces, Yen Bai has sent two working groups with 35 officials and doctors to assist Bac Giang that is now the country’s biggest COVID-19 hotspot.
Medics from Yen Bai province coordinate with staff of Bac Giang province’s Centre for Disease Control in contact tracing and collecting samples for COVID-19 testing at industrial parks.
According to Yen Bai province’s Social Insurance Agency, the local Health Insurance Fund pays 600-800 billion VND for medical examination and treatment each year. In many cases, patients are paid up to hundreds of millions of VND for a course of treatment.
The Women's Union in Van Yen district has been implementing a campaign on building hygienic habits for families initiated by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Central Committee alongside another on building civilised lifestyle in urban and rural areas, with encouraging results.
Nearly 226,000 students in Yen Bai province officially began the 2021 - 2022 academic year on September 5 morning.
In the four waves of COVID-19 infections, the awareness, sense of responsibility, and self-consciousness of each people are an important factor helping Yen Bai province succeed in combating the pandemic so far.