Hanoi medical staff deployed for SEA Games 31 | Company
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoiit is health department held a ceremony on May 5 to encourage medical workers which will serve the upcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (WED Games 31).
Addressing the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung asked them not only to provide health services to athletes, but also to act as the city’s cultural ambassadors, reflecting the hospitality of the inhabitants of the capital.
The medical sector has embraced the city’s COVID-19 prevention plans, while ensuring food safety for athletes and guests and standing ready to respond to emergencies at competition venues.
Assoc. Professor Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Minister of Health and Head of Medical and Anti-Doping Sub-Committee of SEA Games 31, said the regional event will attract 7,000 athletes competing in 40 sports in Hanoi, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang , Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Vinh Phuc and Phu Tho.
Hanoi will host the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as more than 20 sports at 18 venues.
Vietnam has brought COVID-19 under control and infrastructure for competitions is complete.
Under a plan released on March 14 by the city’s health department on preparations for the event, 21 medical teams operated by district medical centers and another 21 by local hospitals have been set up. , as well as 5 to 10 beds in each hospital. Meanwhile, 35 medical facilities have been prepared to receive and provide treatment to patients with COVID-19. Medical personnel and team equipment are also on standby.
At the same time, drastic measures will be deployed to ensure food safety at SEA Games 31, particularly in hotels and restaurants welcoming an international clientele throughout the event./.