A pregnant woman infected with SARS-CoV-2 having a cesarean section in Hoan My Covid-19 Treatment Hospital (Photo: SGGP)

Private healthcare facilities need city’s support in Covid-19 treatment

According to the plan of prevention and control of the pandemic after September 15, the HCMC Department of Health has called on all the community’s resources, including the private healthcare system to participate in Covid-19 treatment. However, there is still not any support policy to encourage private medical facilities to join the fight against the virus.
It is estimated that 11,822 children were F0s (COVID-19 patients) and 27,334 others are in close contact with COVID-19 patients as of August 31, 2021.  (Photo: SGGP)

Covid-19: Disadvantaged children to get more support

Babies with mothers infected with Covid-19, born between April 27 and December 31, 2021, will be provided with VND1 million (US$44) each, according to the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Wesly (in black T-shirt, from Canada) is having his health checked after being vaccinated. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC listing needy foreigners to vaccinate, deliver necessary support

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just released an urgent direction to leaders of all districts and Thu Duc City to calculate the quantity of foreigners living here and having financial, accommodation difficulties or not being vaccinated so that they can offer help in time during the Covid-19 social distance period.

HCMC delivers VND2 billion to support innovative startup projects

HCMC delivers VND2 billion to support innovative startup projects

In order to encourage and accelerate current innovative startup projects so that they can be launched onto the market at the earliest time, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology introduces a program called SPEEDUP.