Volunteer doctors sought for poor areas

Update: February, 21/2014 - 08:13

HA NOI (VNS)— The health sector will launch a project encouraging young doctors to volunteer to work in the country's 62 poverty-stricken districts in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

This is part of activities to celebrate the Vietnamese Doctors' Day (February 27) this year, announced Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a press conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

On the occasion, it will also hold an online conference on the sector's 2014 tasks with the participation of leaders and officials nationwide, Long said. — VNS