Active works on COVID 19 prevention and control by Vietnam Women's Union

15/04/2020
Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) has donated 2,000 hand wash gel bottles and VND 300 million in cash to the Border guard soldiers, valued at VND 400 million in kind and VND 300 million in cash.
VWU Vice President Tran Thi Huong (middle) received donation from Nestlé Vietnam Co., Ltd.

In the morning of March 26, VWU received products from the Nestlé Vietnam Co., Ltd., Minh Thao International Investment Joint Stock Company, Vietnamese Ao Dai Club and designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam to support its works on  prevention and control of COVID-19 disease. Attending the event were VWU Vice President: Tran Thi Huong and Bui Thi Hoa.

Specifically, Nestlé Vietnam Co., Ltd. has provided nutritional products with a total value of VND 1.2 billion to the Border Guard Command, the Women's Union of 5 provinces (Vinh Long, Ben Tre, Dong Thap, Bac Lieu, Kien Giang).

 VWU Vice President Bui Thi Hoa (3rd from the right) delivers masks of Designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam to the representative of the Border Guard Command

Along with Nestlé Vietnam support, on this occasion, some organizations and individuals, through the VWU, also sent their practical products to the Border guards in fighting the epidemic: Vietnamese Ao Dai Club and Designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam presented 3,000 silver nano-covered masks; Minh Thao International Joint Stock Company offered 1,000 hand wash bottles. On this occasion, VWU also donated 2,000 hand-wash gel bottles and VND 300 million in cash to border guards. The total value of support is VND 400 million in asset and VND 300 million in cash.

VWU Vice President Tran Thi Huong presented hand wash gel bottles of Minh Thao International Joint Stock Company to representatives of Border Guard Command

Closely following the epidemic situation and implementing the directions of the Party and the Government on the prevention and control of the disease, VWU promptly issued practical instructions to the Women's Union of provinces / cities.

Specifically, 100% VWU at all levels have organized communication activities in various ways to a large number of its members, women and the people (distributing leaflets, instructions on sterilization, hand washing skills with soap, using mask properly ...); guidelines for women to access official sources of information... All levels of VWU also actively approach crowded areas such as neighbors, markets, administrative centers of localities for communication and donation of masks, antiseptic water, soap ...

With the directive of restricting large scale meetings, all levels of VWU  strengthen the information exchange among staffs as well as provide information in the form of short bulletins, infographic, skills guide videos for members, women and people through its websites, social networks, zalo groups; at the same time listen to the feedback from members and women to promptly handle as prescribed.

In addition, the Women's Union of many provinces / cities also cooperates with clinic systems and schools in mobilizing parents and students to equip knowledge of epidemic prevention for children such as frequent hand washing, using masks and supplementing vitamins, mobilizing donators to support masks, hand-washing soap; encourage members to make masks to donate to the poor and children in schools...

Translated by VWU IRD

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