Ms. Van Thi Bach Tuyet – Deputy Head of the Delegation in charge of the Ho Chi Minh City National Assembly Delegation, giving Mid-Autumn Festival gifts to children at Children’s Hospital 2 – Photo: HCMC CITY
In order to encourage children during the Mid-Autumn Festival, the National Assembly deputies mobilized units and benefactors to support 2,000 gifts for pediatric patients being treated at hospitals in the city.
Ms. Van Thi Bach Tuyet – Deputy Head of the Delegation in charge of the Ho Chi Minh City National Assembly Delegation – said that this year, the Mid-Autumn Festival of the children is during the time when the city implements social distancing, so they cannot participate in fun activities like every year.
In addition, many children have to be away from their families and go to the hospital for treatment due to COVID-19.
Mrs. Tuyet hopes that these gifts will bring the children love and encouragement during the treatment period.
Mr. Nguyen Minh Tien – director of City Children’s Hospital said – it is heartwarming when in stressful times of the epidemic, the hospital always receives the love and companionship of units working together to share. shared with the pediatric patients being treated.
Previously, the National Assembly’s Social Committee gave Ho Chi Minh City a support package including 1,500 gifts (moon cakes and milk) for children infected with COVID-19 at the Children’s Hospital of Ho Chi Minh City and Children. Dong 2 and field hospital collecting COVID-19 treatment number 4.
At the same time, the National Assembly’s Social Committee also awarded 400 million in cash to disadvantaged workers, patrons and mothers of babies infected with COVID-19 through the Women’s Union, the Union of Women and the United Nations. Union of Labor and the Department of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs of Ho Chi Minh City.
In addition, the Social Committee also donated 3 ventilators, 500 medical protective suits, 1,000 antibacterial cloth masks, 5,000 nasopharyngeal swabs, 30 boxes of hand sanitizer and 30 boxes of medical masks. donated to districts 4, 8, 12, Nha Be, Hoc Mon, Binh Chanh, Can Gio… with a support package of more than VND 847 million.