Programme brings smiles to 20,000 children Society

Programme brings smiles to 20,000 children

A programme launched by the National Fund for Vietnamese Children in 1997 has so far helped treat nearly 20,000 kids with cleft lip and palate, helping them better integrate into society.

Operation Smile to visit An Giang in April

Operation Smile Vietnam will extend their free surgery program to An Giang province from April 8-12 to offer life-changing surgeries to children suffering from cleft lips and cleft palates in the Mekong Delta region.

Rock storm to hit capital city

Visitors will be offered a variety of special performances of seven bands in Rock Storm music showon Nov. 12 at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi.

New foreign NGOs licensed to open rep. offices

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on August 5 signed an agreement to grant and extend representative office establishment licences to three foreign non-governmental organisations.

Poor ethnic people receive free surgeries

Eighty poor patients with facial deformities, who are ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong , received free-of-charge operations during a humanitarian programme from June 21-24.

Vietnam announces 32 new records

Vietnam ’s Record Book Centre (Vietkings) has granted certificates to 32 record holders at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on March 27.

Free surgery will create 2,000 smiles

The largest free programme in the 20-year history of Operation Smile Vietnam is expected to bring smiles to the faces of 2,000 Vietnamese underprivileged and disadvantaged children until Nov. 14.