To proactively prevent Winter-Spring diseases on Tet, the Municipal People’s Committee asked leaders of departments, sectors, agencies and Chairmen of People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns to focus on making plans on Winter-Spring disease prevention and control before, during and after Tet and Spring festivals.
Boosting the popularization task to encourage local people to implement preventive measures; strengthening inspection of units, localities’ prevention; launching environmental sanitation campaigns in agencies, public areas, residential areas and households to ensure clean and beautiful environment and prevent diseases.
In addition, the Department of Health is tasked to detect and treat diseases so as to avoid outbreaks; tightly supervise environmental sanitation at festivals; proactively make plans on emergency and treatments of patients to minimize deaths; prepare enough medicines, chemicals, vehicles for disease prevention and control; direct its subordinate units to be on duty and give reports as stipulated by law in Tet.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is in charge of directing its subordinate units to strengthen inspection and control of diseases in animals, such as avian flu, food-and-mouth disease, etc; give full disease information to the health sector so as to jointly carry out preventive measures.
The Department of Industry and Trade will direct market management forces to coordinate with police forces and the agricultural sector to strengthen inspection of poultry transportation, trade in wholesale markets.
The Department of Information and Communications will cooperate with relevant departments, sectors and People’s Committees of districts, towns to boost communication on Winter-Spring disease prevention and control in the area.