Specifically, during a visit to health workers in Ho Chi Minh City on the afternoon of February 21, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son – Deputy Director of National Steering Committee for prevention and control of acute respiratory infections caused by new strains ( Covid-19) cause, said already ask the rector of the universities under the Ministry to prepare the plan to welcome the students to study again from 2/3.
In order to actively welcome students back to the lecture hall, the Ministry of Health has directed schools to clean and disinfect all lecture halls. The Ministry also discourages medical students from wearing masks to lecture, must know how to use masks at the right time, the right place and the right method.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
Explaining the return of students to affiliated schools, the Deputy Minister shared with VietnamNet newspaper: The Ministry asked medical students to return to the lecture hall early because of the education and propaganda about self-protection. for medical students is also easier and more convenient.
The Ministry of Health only recommends the return of students to schools under its management, particularly for other universities under other ministries and branches, based on the Ministry of Health’s proposal to Consider sending students back to school.
Also sharing with VietnamNet, Mr. Son said the Ministry of Health respects the local opinions on the proposal for students to leave until the end of March: “The proposal is based on the situation of disease prevention and isolation in the locality. Based on the preparation of equipment and prevention and treatment of diseases when sending students back to school. Therefore, the decision to allow students to leave or return to school is the decision of the Chairman of the local People’s Committee“.
List of universities under the Ministry of Health:
Hanoi Medical University;
Hanoi Pharmaceutical University;
HCMC University of Medicine and Pharmacy;
Hai Phong Medical University;
Thai Binh University of Medicine and Pharmacy;
Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy;
University of Public Health;
Nam Dinh University of Nursing;
Vietnam Academy of Traditional Medicine;
Hai Duong University of Medical Technology;
Danang University of Medical Technology.