As many as 400 poor patients in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap’s Cao Lanh city have been provided with free medical check-up by doctors from the provincial General Hospital as part of the 2014 community healthcare campaign.

The programme, launched by the local Red Cross and the hospital with the theme “Joining hands for community health”, aims to call for social involvement in humanitarian examination and treatment activities in the locality.

It also contributed to bringing healthcare services to local needy and disadvantaged people, especially those from remote and border areas, and helped maintain regularity of charitable movements in the community.-VNA