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Hanoi (VNA) - About 225 Vietnamese disabled people have received new prosthetic limbs through the programme “Mercer on Mission” by Mercer University based in Georgia, the United States.

The programme is underway in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre from June 4-11 by a group of 48 professors and students from Mercer University.

They also provide free treatment for about 800 locals with bone and joint disorders. All beneficiaries are from difficult backgrounds.

It is the fifth mission of the university’s professors and students implemented in Ben Tre.

The “Mercer on Mission” programme has provided 1,000 Vietnamese with prosthetic limbs over the last five years.-VNA