The HCM City University's Medical Centre will provide free health checks and consultancy to 100 people with congenital cleft lips and palates on December 15.

Those interested can register with the hospital's customer care department at 54051010 or 39525353.

One in 500 children are born with cleft lips and/or palate and other facial deformities in Viet Nam , according to the centre.

On December 19 and 20, the centre will offer free testing and consultancy for 400 people at risk of dyslipidemia (too high or low blood lipid levels), such as people with diabetes or hypertension, men aged 45 and above, and women aged 55 and above.-VNA