Hanoi establishes Steering Committee on prevention and control of nCoV-caused acute respiratory disease (19:59 08/02/2020)
Accordingly, the Steering Committee comprises 32 members. Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung is the head of the Steering Committee.
The Steering Committee is tasked to advise the Municipal People’s Committee Chairman on rolling out missions related to the nCoV prevention and control work as instructed by the Government, the Ministry of Health, the Hanoi Party Committee and the Municipal People’s Committee.
It is responsible for drawing up plans, urging and assisting departments, sectors, and district/township People’s Committee, based on their functions and missions, in implementing the prevention and control of the disease in the capital city.
Under the decision, the Steering Committee is also assigned the task of helping the Municipal People’s Committee ensure funds, chemicals, and equipment for the prevention and control of the epidemic.
The Steering Committee will organize regular briefing once a week or unscheduled briefing regarding the current situation of the spread of the disease to timely direct the nCoV prevention work, and declare the epidemic situation in accordance with Circular No. 54/2015/TT-BYT dated December 28, 2015 of the Ministry of Health.