Improving people's health is the top priority task

The issue of "comprehensive human development" in the documents of the XII Party Congress was identified by the Party as one of the general tasks of national development in 2016-2020.

In particular, improving the health of the people is the top priority.

While performing its leadership, the Communist Party of Vietnam has always attached great importance to the human factor, considering it a decisive factor for the success or failure of the revolution, placing people at the center of the development process. The issue of "comprehensive human development" in the documents of the XII Congress has been identified by the Party as one of the general tasks of national development in 2016-2020.

In particular, taking care of life and improving the health of the people has always been identified by the Party as a top priority task.

Improving people's health is the top priority task

Taking care of life and improving the health of the people has always been determined by the Party as the top priority.

According to the evaluation of the World Health Organization, Vietnam has achieved many achievements in the cause of protecting, caring for and improving the people's health but is also facing many difficulties and new challenges in health. health of people in the development process.

Vietnamese people have a relatively high life expectancy compared to other countries with the same standard of living, but with many years living with illness. Each Vietnamese person has an average of 10 years living with the disease, so it greatly affects the quality of life and reduces the number of years of healthy living.

Looking back 25 years of implementing the 4th Central Resolution (Session VII) on "Urgent issues on care and protection of people's health in the current situation", Directive 06 / CT-TW 2002 on strengthening strengthening and completing the grassroots health network, Resolution 46-NQ / TW of February 23, 2005, on the protection, care and promotion of the people's health in the new situation ... and guidelines of the Party, policies and laws of the State, the work of protecting, caring for and improving the people's health has achieved great results, making important contributions to the cause of national construction and defense. The network of medical facilities has spread widely. Health indicators, life expectancy are improved. Vietnam has been assessed by international organizations as a bright spot on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

 

However, the protection, care and improvement of the people's health are still limited and inadequate. In order to improve the physical strength of the Vietnamese people, to meet the human resource of building and defending the Fatherland in the new situation, in Resolution 20-NQ / TW (term XII) "Regarding strengthening the work of protection and care and improving people's health in the new situation ”and Resolution 21-NQ / TW (term XII) on the work of population in the new situation, our Party affirmed, invested in protection, care and improvement. People's health is an investment for development.

In order to realize this policy, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 1092 / QD-TTg dated September 12, 2018, approving the "Vietnam Health" Program, in order to build a supportive and strengthening environment. capacity for every citizen; well implement comprehensive health care and management to improve the health, stature, life expectancy and quality of life of Vietnamese people.

Improving people's health is the top priority task
The Prime Minister issued Decision No. 1092 / QD-TTg dated September 12, 2018, approving the "Vietnam Health" Program.

Together with good preventive medicine and disease prevention, it is necessary to provide a full range of essential health care services for people, especially at the grassroots level so that all people can have their health checked. Periodically, early detection of disease, counseling, guidance, care, treatment, continuous management in the place of living, especially for people with chronic diseases and the elderly.

The "Health of Vietnam" program sets out tasks and solutions to focus on implementing 28 targets of 11 priority health areas including: proper nutrition; physical exercise; health care for children and pupils; prevention and control of tobacco and alcohol harms; environmental sanitation; food safety; Early detection and management of non-communicable diseases (a major cause of death such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease); take care and manage people's health; elderly health; workers' health.

This is a comprehensive program deployed on a national scale to mobilize and promote the roles and responsibilities of governments at all levels, ministries, branches, localities and social organizations. supportive environment, mobilize the participation of people and the community, perform well the management and comprehensive health care to improve the health, stature, longevity and quality of life of Vietnamese people Male.

Hoa Binh

 
 

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