YEN BAI (VNS) — Ha Noi Heart Hospital staff gave free health checks to about 200 poor and elderly residents in the northern province of Yen Bai's Viet Hong Commune yesterday.
The residents received free medicine and healthcare consultations.
Ministry of Health officials also visited and provided the commune health station with 14 new pieces of equipment including computers, beds and a basic surgery set.
On the same day, the Children's Fund in the central province of Nghe An and the Operation Smile organisation started a six-day long free surgery programme for 150 children with cleft lips and palates. — VNS