The Germany-based Heart to Heart Foundation on July 16 donated ventilators to the Hospital for Women and Children of the central city of Da Nang, helping the infirmary better medical services for child patients.

Tran Dinh Vinh, Director of the hospital, said the gift from the German organisation will help save the lives of hundreds of babies every year.

On this occasion, doctors from the Heart to Heart Foundation provided a course training their local colleagues in cardiovascular diseases in child patients.

Nearly 15,000 babies are born and some 140,000 children receive check-ups and treatment at the Da Nang hospital each year.-VNA