The event drew the participation of Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long and Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy.
Addressing the launching ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy affirmed that Ha Noi always meets the demand for providing funds, human resources and vehicles to prevent infectious diseases in the city.
However, many dangerous diseases with complicated developments in the world might enter Ha Noi, he warned.
He said that HFM and dengue fever cases were reported in all districts, suburban districts and towns.
Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy speaks at the ceremony.
On the occasion, Vice Chairman Ngo Van Quy asked Party Committees and authorities in localities to strictly implement the 2018 disease prevention and control plan with a focus on strengthening the popularization to raise people’s awareness on disease prevention; close monitor the situation of the epidemic and vaccination so as to timely take measures for treatment.
he requested the Department of Health to closely monitor the situation; recommend the Municipal People’s Committee to take measures to prevent the disease; provide measles vaccines to under five year old children; and coordinate with departments, sectors and agencies to tighten control over the disease.
He urged local residents to take steps to clean living environment for their health and take their children to get vaccinations against diseases.
At the launching ceremony, a series of activities were held to respond to the campaign, such as washing hands with water and soap, cleaning environment to kill mosquitoes, spraying chemicals, etc.
Some images at the ceremony.