Voluntary surgical doctors from the US- based non-governmental organisation ReSurge International are providing free reconstructive surgeries for poor children with deformities in the central province of Ninh Thuan.

The operations will take place from January 6-16 at the Ninh Thuan General Hospital .

More than 200 poor children suffering from harelips, cleft palates and other deformities have registered for free check-ups provided by the organisation.

ReSurge International also has a long-time partner in Vietnam. The organisation has operated thousands of life-changing surgeries for Vietnamese poor children.-VNA