Vietnam National Children’s Hospital is one of five hospitals assigned by the Ministry of Health to carry out the safe work of vaccination against COVID-19 for subjects belonging to central agencies, ministries/sectors, ministerial-level agencies, corporations, economic groups of the state and international organizations in Hanoi, in accordance with the spirit of Resolution No. 21/NQ-CP of the Government.
Dr. Le Kien Ngai – Head of Infection Control Department, Vietnam National Children’s Hospital, said prior to this mission the hospital had soon implemented training on vaccines and vaccination safety for doctors and nurses. and medical staff. During the implementation process, vaccination was carried out with a full process, from health indicators check, pre-injection screening, injection and post-injection monitoring. At the same time, the work of ensuring safety in the prevention and control of COVID-19 is particularly focused.Specifically, all subjects who come for vaccination at the National Children’s Hospital must fully declare on the “Pre-vaccination form for COVID-19 vaccination” to collect personal information related to their medical history management and use of drugs. People who come for injections are checked for heart rate, breathing rate, temperature, and blood pressure in accordance with the requirements of safety in vaccination against COVID-19. Next, the doctors screened and thoroughly checked the health status of the people who came to be vaccinated. People who come to the injection if they have signs of respiratory infection or have factors related to the COVID-19 epidemiology are tested.At Vietnam National Children’s Hospital, the vaccination process is also carried out according to the instructions of the Ministry of Health. After the end of injection, all subjects to the injection must stay for at least 30 minutes to monitor and promptly handle possible adverse reactions.
Up to now, after more than 2 weeks of implementation, Vietnam National Children’s Hospital has safely vaccinated against COVID-19 for 1,300 people who are medical staff and employees of the Hospital; 150 officials of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor and the Vietnam Health Union; nearly 400 employees of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group and are continuing to vaccinate more than 1500 officers and employees of Vietnam Airlines Corporation.