Dong Thap: training on social insurance, health insurance, unemployment insurance for Red Cross staff

31/10/2023 - 05:10

On 1/11/2018, in Cao Lanh (Dong Thap province), Vietnam Red Cross, the Red Cross of Dong Thap province and the Social Insurance organize work training on social insurance, health insurance, voluntary insurance for 150 trainees from Red Cross, communes of the Cao Lanh city.

Attending were Ms. Tran Thi Hong An – Vice President of VNRC, Tran Thu Hang – Member of the Central Standing Committee, Head of Communications and Volunteer Department, Mr. Nguyen Dinh Duc – Chairman of Dong Thap Red Cross and Ms. Truong Ngoc Van Ha – Deputy Director of Dong Thap Social Insurance Office.

Ms. Tran Thi Hong An – Vice President of VNRC – delivered the speech at the training course

Opening speech, Mr. Nguyen Dinh Duc – President of Dong Thap Red Cross Chapter – said, Dong Thap people have understood and volunteered to participate in health insurance for a number of years. Participation in social insurance or voluntary insurance is limited. The training course aims to equip volunteers with knowledge about policies and laws on health insurance, social insurance as well as propaganda skills. It will promote the role of volunteerism in the community. At the same time, to propagate and mobilize people of all strata to participate in social insurance and health insurance.

Ms. Truong Ngoc Van Ha presents legal provisions on insurance in general and on health insurance, social insurance, voluntary insurance in particular, as well as equips communication skills in the community for volunteers.

Speaking at the training course, Ms. Tran Thu Hang emphasized that Dong Thap is one of the strongest provinces in the Red Cross network, which is a condition for volunteers to spread the word to the community. Citizens understand and participate in the implementation of insurance policies, in which health insurance plays an important role, helping people benefit when unfortunately ill. This is a program signed between VNRC and Vietnam Social Insurance, which is implemented annually in the provinces, in which the Mekong Delta has An Giang and Dong Thap both selected for the training. Throughout the training, members are expected to actively propagandize and mobilize more conscious people to participate in insurance schemes. In particular, social insurance and voluntary insurance also have many preferential policies when people participate, until they lose their labor will be entitled to retirement pension or unfortunately will be banned under the Law Vietnam Insurance.

Speaking to the communicators at the training course, Ms. Tran Thi Hong An, Vice President of VNRC, shared some information about VNRCs activities as well as interest of The Party, Government on humanitarian work in the new situation. At the same time, she also hoped that with the new knowledge that the reporters have conveyed, the local trainees will be deployed in an effective way, in accordance with local characteristics to mobilize people. Insured people are becoming more and more widespread in the community, moving towards universal coverage, thus contributing to well implementing the social security policy of the Party and the State.

Theo Trần Lũy (
Translated by Nguyen Vinh Hoa

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