The Red Cross Society in Ho Chi Minh, the healthcare center for senior people in HCMC and country leading dairy producer Vinamilk held a ceremony to congratulate 1,000 senior people on their longevity and provided medical examination.
On the occasion of the Senior Day of Vietnam, a delegation led by head of the Commission for Mass Mobilization of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thi Le visited and congratulated senior citizens yesterday.
Speaking at the seminar named ‘Solutions and models of taking care of elderly people”, Dr. Pham Quang Huy from the National Academy of Public Administration proposed the government setting up a medium –term strategy to ensure senior citizen’s income including pension and welfare to protect them.
Some 4,400 elderly people in districts in Ho Chi Minh City were selected as successful businessperson at a meeting organized by the municipal Elderly Association yesterday to review its movement “Elderly people- Good examples” and plan for the next year.
The Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday sent a document to its sub-divisions in 24 districts, asking them to increase information of free bus for elderly people.