The Government Office has issued a document regarding Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam’s guideline on the supply of medical oxygen for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Per request of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on the issue, the Deputy PM assigned the MoIT and the Ministry of Health to continue carrying out guidelines stipulated by the Prime Minister in previous documents on the work.
In case measures are needed to ensure the supply, the MoIT may halt or limit oxygen exports.
The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Public Security are ordered to facilitate the transport of medical oxygen, meeting the demand for treatment.
The Ministry of Finance is instructed to join hands with the Health Ministry, the MoIT and relevant ministries to promptly decide on a suitable price support mechanism for medical oxygen manufacturing and transport facilities in emergencies, in accordance with the law.