Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long answered lawmakers' questions on November 10. (Photo: VNA)
– The question and answer (Q&A)
session of the 15th National Assembly (NA)’s second sitting began on
November 10, with the ministers of health and social affairs fielding queries.
In the morning, legislators grilled Minister of Health Nguyen
Thanh Long about healthcare issues, focusing on COVID-19 prevention and
control, anti-pandemic and vaccine strategies for the time ahead, the job-quitting of medical workers due to work pressure and inappropriate benefits, and
measures to synchronously carry out the Government’s resolution on temporary
regulations on safe and flexible adaptation and effective control of COVID-19,
the afternoon, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung
answered questions about different issues, including the care for children
orphaned by COVID-19, the access to support policies for pandemic-hit people
and businesses, the policy to attract labourers back to work, assistance to
vulnerable groups, and the monitoring and examination of charitable activities.
The NA will continue the Q&A session, broadcast live on
radio and television channels, on November 11 with issues related to education -
training and planning - investment high on the agenda./.