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Lang Son (VNA)
- The Military Institute of Traditional Medicine in conjunction with the Border Guard Command of the northern mountainous province of Lang Son provided free medical consultations and medicines for needy people in Xuat Le and Mau Son communes of Cao Loc district.

The programme benefited nearly 700 people who are social policy beneficiaries, revolution contributors, poor people and ethnic minorities, with a total fund of 112 million VND (4,900 USD).

More than 30 doctors and nurses of the institute participated in the programme.

Besides, the institute also presented five gift packages, including medicines and money, to families of social policies in extremely difficult circumstances, along with medical equipment worth nearly 50 million VND (2,200 USD) to the health centre of Xuat Le commune and the medical department of the Lang Son Border Guard Command.

This is one of the activities marking the 40th founding anniversary of the institute (July 4), contributing to social welfare and public health care in border areas.-VNA