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April, 18 2014 09:08:00

Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).— Photo giadinh

HA NOI (VNS) — The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Residents of Ha Noi and neighbouring areas suffering from coughs, respiratory problems and chest pains may register for appointments by calling 04.36291027 or emailing duanbenhphoi@gmail.com.

Recent health sector statistics have said Viet Nam has around 3.5 million asthma sufferers, equivalent to 4 per cent of the population. The disease places a significant burden on patients and their families due to costly treatments and fatalities. — VNS

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