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Free surgery for children with cleft lip, palate

Update: April, 16/2018 - 18:30
Some 80 children nationwide will be operated this month. — Photo Operation Smile Việt Nam
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology in Hà Nội and Operation Smile Việt Nam started the month with charity surgery for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate on Monday.

Some 80 children nationwide will be operated this month.

The children will be provided with free treatment, including surgery, testing, X-ray and post-operation care, until they are discharged from the hospital. They will also be given financial support.

The hospital and Operation Smile Việt Nam plan to organise eight operation programmes of charity surgery this year.

Of these, four programmes will take place at the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology, while the remaining will take place in Đắk Lắk, Quảng Ngãi, Phú Yên and Nghệ An provinces.

The project is expected to provide charity surgery to more than 600 children nationwide this year. — VNS

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