Winners of photo contest on primary healthcare in Vietnam honoured hinh anh 1Visitors look at the photos of the contest (Photo: VOV)
Hanoi (VNA) – Winners of a photo contest on primary healthcare for Vietnamese people were honoured at an award ceremony held in Hanoi on December 7.

Most outstanding photos of the contest are being displayed at the Ho Guom Cultural Information Centre in Hanoi from December 7 - 9.

Starting from August 29 until October 31, the contest received 1,270 entries from 350 photographers nationwide.

The organising board presented one first, two second and three third prizes and five consolation prizes to the winners.

The competition was held by the online newspaper of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV), in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, the Ministry of Health, the Health Professionals Education and Training for Health System Reforms (HPET) and the World Bank, on the occasion of the 40 years of the Declaration of Alma-Ata on Primary Health Care.

At the award ceremony, head of the organisers Pham Manh Hung, editor-in-chief of the VOV online newspaper, said that the contest contributes to raising public awareness of primary health care in Vietnam.-VNA