(HBO) - Hoa Binh province has 23,469 social protection beneficiaries. Over the past time, the labor, war invalids and social affairs sector has done a good job of reviewing, making statistics and advising the provincial authorities to mobilize the participation of the political system and people of all strata to help and share with disadvantaged groups in society.
representative of the provincial Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social
Affairs presents wheelchairs to disadvantaged children in Hoa Binh city.
Right from the beginning of the year, the sector advised the provincial
authorities to direct localities to support poor households to welcome the
Lunar New Year in 2019. Accordingly, the whole province raised over 9.5 billion
VND to present gifts, visit and help the disadvantaged. At the same time, the
sector also gave advice to the provincial People's Committee to consider the
allocation of 91,995 kg of rice from the national reserve to support households
facing rice shortage in between-crop period in Kim Boi, Cao Phong and Mai Chau
During the year, the provincial Center for Social Work managed, cared and
nurtured 231 old people, helpless children, disabled people and victims of
domestic violence and sexual abuse. In the caring process, the center maintained
health care, rehabilitation, disease prevention, and environmental sanitation
for the beneficiaries.
In addition, the center's staff gave consultations directly, via phone, and in the
community for more than 700 people on social assistance issues, regimes,
policies and procedures for admission to social protection establishments;
procedures and dossiers for child adoption. It coordinated in organizing five communications
and skills education sessions for 350 children in the community on child abuse
prevention and control in communes and wards and a training course on social
assistance for drug-resistant tuberculosis patients for 70 staff members,
social work collaborators and those in charge of tuberculosis in districts. A
training course on mental health care was held for 100 labor, invalid and
social affairs officials, social work collaborators and those in charge in
districts, together with three training classes on supportive interventions for
children who are victims of abuse and violence, those at risk of being
exploited and abandoned, and others with special circumstances for 240 child
protection officials at district and communal levels.
In order for no one left behind, during the year, the provincial Department of
Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs actively reviewed and proposed expanding
groups of people with extremely difficult circumstances who are yet entitled to
monthly social allowances in the community; disadvantaged people are not
eligible to be admitted to social protection establishments to provide
assistance for them. The department has directed the Divisions of Labor, War
Invalids and Social Affairs of districts and city to coordinate with post
offices in paying allowances to social protection beneficiaries in a right,
sufficient, safe and convenient manner.
Nguyen Thanh Thuy, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Labor, War
Invalids and Social Affairs, said currently, the sector is organizing
activities of visiting and assisting social protection beneficiaries on the
occasion of Lunar New Year. At the same time, it is building a plan to
implement social protection work in 2020.
In the immediate future, the department will focus on giving timely assistance
to social protection beneficiaries during the Lunar New Year and the between-crop
months, while implementing fully and promptly social assistance and
preferential policies for the disadvantaged and those in need in line with law.
It will mobilize all social resources and develop community-based assistance forms
to create favorable conditions and opportunities for disadvantaged people to
overcome their difficulties and integrate into the community./.
(HBO) - Many organisations and individuals in Hoa Binh province have initiated making masks and providing free of charge for local people amid the increased price of medical masks in the market due to the high demand.
The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) held a meeting on January 30 with leading scientists in the areas of epidemiology and vaccines to identify urgent research missions to respond to the acute respiratory infection caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
(HBO) – New bridges replacing old ones have cast a new look while contributing greatly to the socio-economic development in the land of Muong Bi, Muong Vang, Muong Thang and Muong Dong.
(HBO) – Elsewhere, spring is still around the corner, but in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes of Mai Chau district, the colour of spring has covered every hamlet, road and house. Fog spreads to every corner, the light drizzle falls on red peach blossom and white plum flowers, and boys and girls joyfully chat. All have beautified local Mong ethnic hamlets in visitors’ eyes.
(HBO) - The People's Committee, the Labor Union of Lac Thuy district collaborated with the Center of Land Fund Development and the Industrial Cluster, the Red Cross, the Center of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the District’s Business Association to organize a Tet Reunion in 2020 "A Happy Spring, Thanks to the Party” for workers and laborers in the district.
(HBO) - The model "Mobilizing women’s savings to buy health insurance for the family health” implemented by the Provincial Women's Union from 2017 has really contributed to changing the perceptions and behaviors of the members, the women and the people on the practice of saving to buy health insurance. This model has contributed to promoting the spirit of solidarity and helping each other in life to reduce the financial burden for the family of the members and women having difficulty when being sick or suffering from diseases.