Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 7 held a meeting and a parade to mark the World Health Day.

Representatives from the Health Ministry, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and over 1,000 young people, officials and workers from the medical sector in the locality attended the event.

The city has mapped out a 13-point action plan in response to the day, which focuses on promoting all sectors’ involvement in ensuring food safety and hygiene, building a smoke-free environment and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.

At the meeting, the city authority presented awards to winners of the painting contest “Hue-city of children-a healthy and smoke-free city” to pupils of local primary schools and junior high-school./.