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Foundation provides free operations for 70 children with harelip, cleft palate

Update: March, 13/2015 - 14:59

 

Doctors give free operation to 70 disadvantaged children in the southern region who have a harelip and cleft palate. — VNS Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — The Military Hospital 175 and Project Viet Nam Foundation this week performed operations on 70 disadvantaged children in the southern region who have a harelip and cleft palate.

The free operations, which cost US$10,000 each, were provided under an agreement between the hospital and the foundation.

The Military Hospital 175 is one of the leading hospitals in the south with 1,000 beds and 56 wards. It provides health-care checks to about 1,500 non-resident patients and 1,200 residents every day.

Project Viet Nam Foundation has operated in Viet Nam since 1996. They have provided operations to more than 1,700 children with harelip and cleft palate in 35 northern provinces. — VNS

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