Home / Hanoinews
Retired doctors and nurses in Hanoi volunteer to prevent Covid-19
Anh Kiet 01:17, 2020/03/20
More medical staff are needed to support screening and sample taking at Hanoi's Noi Bai airport to prevent Covid-19.

As many as 280 retired doctors and nurses and some 700 medical students have volunteered to participate in the campaign against Covid-19 in Hanoi, Tuoi Tre Online reported.

 Illustrative photo

Given the congestion at Noi Bai International Airport due to a drastic surge in arrivals of overseas Vietnamese, more medical staff are needed to support screening and sample taking at the airport, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Health Department Hoang Duc Hanh said.

Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that 100 students from Hanoi Medical University had volunteered to working on sampling at Noi Bai airport.

Besides, 600 students from Public Health University have signed up to participate in the prevention of Covid-19 pandemic in the city, according to Chairman of Bac Tu Liem district’s People Committee Tran The Cuong.

Cuong said the city will train the retired doctors and nurses in the district who have shown willingness to join the fight against the pandemic so that they can help when needed.

TAG: doctors covid-19 pandemic
Other news
16:57, 2020/57/21
Kinh te & Do thi calls for support for victims of historic flooding in central Vietnam
The Kinh te & Do thi newspaper calls on benefactors to support the poor and flood victims in Vietnam's central region.
16:48, 2020/48/21
Hanoi takes numerous measures to tackle air pollution
Hanoi has always paid attention to managing by-products and waste from agricultural activities, handling plastic waste and managing garbage circulation.
14:51, 2020/51/21
Hanoi to expand public transport network in period 2021-2030
Hanoi will build more interchanges infrastructure, organize traffic in the direction of giving priority to the public transport and encourage people to use public transport services.
08:44, 2020/44/21
Hanoi completes traffic infrastructure to develop satellite urban areas: Official
Satellite urban areas are the nucleus to promote suburban development, with its own, unique and mixed functions to support Hanoi city’s downtown.
18:38, 2020/38/20
Hanoi Agriculture Fair to boost sales of Vietnamese products in AEON network
The fair will take place at AEON Mall Long Bien and AEON Mall Ha Dong from November 5 to 9, and between November 19 and 23, respectively.
17:20, 2020/20/20
Close-up of first train of Hanoi’s second metro line put on rails
This is the first of a batch of four trains being produced for the line out of a total rolling stock of ten of Hanoi’s second metro line.