(HBO) - The Hoa Binh provincial Health Department in collaboration with relevant departments and agencies held a seminar to launch the Result-based Scaling Up Rural Sanitation and Water Supply Programme 2019 that uses the World Bank’s loan. Attending the event were 45 delegates from departments, agencies, mass organisations, the provincial People’s Committee, the women’s unions, and the education and training offices of Lac Son and Kim Boi districts.
the provincial Health Department speaks at the event.
Hoa Binh is one of the 21 provinces benefiting from the
programme, which aims to change rural dwellers’ awareness, behavior and
attitude, thus improving personal hygiene and enhancing sustainable public
access to clean water and rural sanitation.
On August 24, 2017, the provincial People’s Committee issued
Plan No.119 on the implementation of the programme for the 2016 – 2020 period. In
2018, the programme was carried out in communal medical stations, schools and
households in Ky Son, Cao Phong and Kim Boi districts. This year, the programme
was conducted in Kim Boi and Lac Son districts with 14 communes.
At the event, delegates was introduced to the programme and listened
to the need to invest in sanitation, approaches to methods to promote hygiene, favourable
conditions to foster rural sanitation, action plans at the communal, district
and provincial levels to carry out the programme.
The programme looks to build or renovate 400 toilets in 21
provinces. It is estimated that 5.3 million people will benefit from sanitation
in communes, 255,000 households benefit from improved water supply, 2,650
schools and medical stations enjoy improved water supply and sanitation, 3,000
officers and people at all levels benefit from capacity improvement. It expects
to mitigate environment pollution, improve living conditions and public health,
and create favourable conditions to fulfill environment targets in new-style rural
area building effort./.
(HBO) - The Department of Health and Military High Command of northern Hoa Binh province on June 19 received 81 Vietnamese citizens returning from Angola for concentrated quarantine.
(HBO) - Starting to build the fund of "The Gratitude of Teammate” in 2013 with the purpose of supporting and helping the veterans having difficulty in housing, the Veterans’ Association of Lac Son district has always affirmed to be a pioneer in the movement "Together we can change the world”, " The leaves protect tattered ones”.
(HBO) -The program "Bank of Cows” has been implemented by the Central Committee of the Red Cross in 2010, with the objective to help the families having difficulties through the assistance of breeding cows. In the province, the program has given hundreds of cows to the poor and the people having difficulties, helping them to have the favorable conditions for developing economy and escaping poverty sustainably.
(HBO) - By the end of May 2020, the number of people participating in compulsory social insurance in the whole province was 73,796 people, reducing by 409 people (0.5%) compared to that of April 2020, increasing by 207 people (0.3%) compared to that of the same period in 2019.
(HBO) - The Mai Chau-based Regional Development Programme (under the World Vision Vietnam - WVV), in collaboration with the Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs and the Red Cross Society of Mai Chau district, on June 10 distributed essential and medical supplies to help locals in Tan Thanh, Thanh Son and Son Thuy commune in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.