Minister of Home Affairs Pham Thi Thanh Tra

Speaking at a plenary discussion on the mobilization, management, and use of resources for the prevention and control of COVID-19; and the implementation of policies and laws on grassroots health and preventive medicine at the 15th National Assembly's fifth session, Pham Thi Thanh Tra affirmed that success in COVID-19 prevention and control has played a very important and decisive role in the model of preventive medicine and grassroots health, and has been importantly contributed by medical staff involved in preventive medicine and at the grassroots health.

She affirmed that the Ministry of Home Affairs will coordinate with the Ministry of Health to review and advise the Government on a project to develop health human resources in the public sector to 2030 in a fundamental and specific way to ensure human resources in the public sector in the coming time.

It will comprehensively evaluate the organizational structure and human resources for preventive medicine and grassroots health to propose to the Government and the Prime Minister to build new or amend legal documents to ensure the stability of the apparatus.

In addition, the Ministry of Home Affairs will coordinate with the Ministry of Health and relevant ministries to perfect mechanisms and policies on salaries, preferential and specific allowances for medical staff in general and those involved in grassroots health and preventive medicine, which will be placed in the salary policy reform roadmap following Resolution No.27-NQ/TW on salary policy reforms.

Source: VNA