A team of 30 doctors and nurses of southern Dong Nai province on Aug. 5 left for Laos’ Champassak province to provide free medical check-ups and treatment, and medicine for poor people in the locality.

The team will present 200 million VND to Champassak province’s fund for the poor.

According to Pham Van Dung, head of the team, during the week-long working trip, the doctors and nurses will treat between 3,000-5,000 residents in the Lao province.

In addition to medical check-ups and treatment, they will provide consultations for Champassak in mobilising social investment in the health sector.-VNA