Women giving birth to 2 children before the age of 35 are commended
In the provinces of low fertility, based on reality, the locality decides to reward and provide money or in kind support for women who give birth to two children before the age of 35 ...
In a province with a low fertility rate, women having 2 children before the age of 35 will be rewarded /// Photo: Independence
In a province with a low fertility rate, women giving birth to 2 children before the age of 35 are commended
The Ministry of Health has just issued Circular No. 01/2021 / TT-BYT (Circular 01) “Guiding a number of contents for localities to issue policies to reward and support collectives and individuals for good implementation. population work, serving as a basis for formulation of incentive policies: rewarding and supporting in cash or in kind for collectives and individuals that perform well the population work ”.
According to Circular 01, the subjects who are encouraged and supported in cash or in kind are collectives and individuals that perform well the population work, encourage to firmly maintain the replacement fertility rate in the provinces in the fertility region. high.
Accordingly, in a province with a high fertility rate, the village that has not had a third or higher child for 3 consecutive years is proposed to be rewarded by the communal People's Committee with support in cash or in kind; In the commune for 3 consecutive years without a person having the third child or more, the district People's Committee is proposed to reward and support in cash or in kind.
Antenatal screening for ethnic minority women
Circular 01 also guides a number of encouraging contents to contribute to improving the quality of the population, such as: pregnant women and infants of poor and near poor households, beneficiaries of social protection; living in dioxin-contaminated areas, mountainous areas, borders, islands, ethnic minority areas, difficult and extremely difficult areas are supported for prenatal screening (prenatal screening), newborn screening (newborn screening) and monetary assistance (if any).
Based on population policy goals and practice, to ensure adaptation to aging population, healthcare for the elderly, local choices and decisions to encourage and support to develop different types of sentences Club for health training, culture and entertainment for the elderly in the community ...
Communes in mountainous, border, island, ethnic minority areas, in disadvantaged and extremely difficult areas, and communes with a high fertility rate of 1 year with no third or higher child are proposed. Reward at district level with cash or in kind support.
Communes that have achieved 5 consecutive years without any third or higher child are proposed to be rewarded by the Provincial People's Committee with cash or in kind support.
Women of childbearing age who already have 2 children and voluntarily use long-term contraception (sterilization, intrauterine device, contraceptive implantation) are encouraged, supported in cash or in kind. ..
In the provinces of low fertility, communes 3 and 5 years continuously achieving and exceeding the rate of 60% of couples of reproductive age having enough 2 children are proposed to be rewarded by the People's Committees at district and provincial levels with money or kind. For individuals, based on the practice, the locality chooses and decides to reward and provide money or in-kind support to women who give birth to two children before the age of 35.
The General Department of Population and Family Planning (Ministry of Health) said that according to Decision 588 / QD-TTg (April 28, 2020), low fertility areas include 21 provinces and cities: Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Khanh Hoa, Long An, Bac Lieu, Tay Ninh, Soc Trang, Ca Mau, Dong Nai, Binh Thuan, Tien Giang, Can Tho, Vinh Long, An Giang, Ben Tre , Da Nang, Quang Ngai and Kien Giang.
In addition, to encourage the control of sex imbalances at birth, Circular 01 also guides, with communes reaching 100% of the villages having the content of controlling imbalances at birth in the convention, The convention is proposed to be rewarded once by the district People's Committee with support in cash or in kind.
Based on population policy goals and practice, in order to control the imbalance of sex ratio at birth, the locality chooses and decides on specific contents to encourage and support a couple giving birth 2 An unborn child pledges not to have more children such as: honoring and honoring the raising of a healthy child, teaching good children, studying well and succeeding; exemption, reduction of school fees, support to buy student health insurance; support for school milk and other appropriate content and formats.
Circular 01 takes effect from 10.3.2021.