6,000 voluntary doctors to participate in annual community healthcare program

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The Vietnam Youth Federation and the Association of Vietnam’s Young Doctors on May 7 announced the annual festival of young doctors with the participation of 6,000 physicians.

Young doctors provide free health check-ups to elderly. (Photo: Sggp)

Young doctors provide free health check-ups to elderly. (Photo: Sggp)

This year’s event themed “Voluntary young doctors for community health” will give free medical check-up, drugs for 10,000 people; offer free eye surgeries for 500 elderly; provide first-aid training to 5,000 teachers in 700 primary schools and kindergartens; collect 13,000 units of blood; fund 20 water filters in primary schools and kindergartens; provide free health check-ups to 1,200 disabled people.
Young doctors will also organize consulting activities on family planning and reproductive health care; present gifts to workers in industrial zones and export processing zones.
The festival will take place in 63 provinces and cities throughout the country from May 12-19.

By BICH QUYEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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