Deputy Minister of Heath Nguyen Thanh Long addressing the launching ( Image: Cong Hau )
The campaign follows a decision signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on June 19 to make July 2 the Patriotic Hygiene Day for Public Health.
Addressing the launching, Deputy Minister of Heath Nguyen Thanh Long asked the region’s all levels of the regional administration and relevant sectors to promote the movement in their localities to raise community awareness of good hygiene and sanitation for improving public health.
He also said that the Ministry of Health has co-ordinated with relevant ministries and sectors across the country to develop an action plan for campaign activities.
The movement should also be linked with emulation activities promoting a cultural lifestyle and create a clean, green, and beautiful living environment, he added.