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RoK helps patients with cleft palates

Update: December, 03/2012 - 09:31

BINH DUONG (VNS)— Doctors from the Republic of Korea (RoK) provided free surgery for patients aged 1 to 35 with cleft palates in the southern province of Binh Duong.

During its current visit to Binh Duong from November 23 to December 1, the delegation offered surgery without charge to 28 underprivileged patients.

Professor Jin Young Choi, head of the RoK delegation, said Korean doctors have travelled to Viet Nam on 17 occasions.

In total, 384 patients have received humanitarian medical treatment, including 206 with cleft palates.

The delegation has donated medical equipment worth more than 3 billion VND to Binh Duong General Hospital.

The delegation plans to continue making visits to Binh Duong, lending a helping hand to future patients in need. — vns

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