Free health check-ups for children in Tuyen Quang (Source: danviet)

Tuyen Quang (VNA)
- Free medical check-ups and surgeries were provided for hundreds of children in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang from June 10-12.

The programme was jointly carried out by the Vietnam Association of Paediatric Surgeons (VNAPS), the Nhip Cau Yeu Thuong (spans of love) Group, and the provincial General Hospital.

Following the check-ups, 40 children were found with defects and were offered operations at the hospital to save travel cost for their families.

VNAPS President Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem said the programme was joined by 40 doctors, nurses and volunteers from the association and local hospitals.

The programme will also train and transfer the latest technologies for the Tuyen Quang General Hospital’s staff, Liem said.

Besides, 40 gift packages, each worth 500,000 VND (22 USD), were also given to the patients after their operations.-VNA