(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) - In 2015, the project "The Equipment bringing water up using the water power” of Hoang Van Thu High School for the Gifted passed 205 projects of other provinces, helping Hoa Binh to win the first prize in the competition of National Science and Technology for the first time.
(HBO) – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank)’s branch in Hoa Binh on October 30 signed an agreement on providing social welfare support with the People’s Committee of Yen Thuong commune in Yen Phong district, under which the bank will supply 5 billion VND (216,637 USD) to the commune to build infrastructure system.
(HBO) - Mrs. Dang Thi Thu, in Area 2, Cao Phong town (Cao Phong) is one of the households with the income from orange growing in the top of Cao Phong town, a typical producer and a good businesswoman in the district. She has been honored as an excellent Vietnamese farmer.
(HBO) – A delegation from the Committee for Ethnic Affairs of the Hoa Binh People’s Council led by head of the committee Nguyen Thi Oanh had a working session on October 30 at the provincial Social Security Agency and the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to supervise the implementation of health insurance among the ethnic minority communities in the locality in the 2015-2018 period.
(HBO) - The Farmers’ Union of Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province, has inaugurated and transferred a house to Dinh Van Da, a member of the union in Rieng hamlet of Tu Ly commune.