5,000 people receive free health check-up

Around 5,000 people will receive free health check-up at the festival for Vietnamese health which will be held in two days October 24 and 25 at the Military Medical Institute, the Vietnam Medical Association said.

Up to 700 physicians in the country who are members of the Vietnam Medical Association  and working in big hospitals will provide health check-up and consultation to people in the festival

The festival will include comprehensive health check-up and consultation; diagnosis of heart problem, diabetes, respiratory, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, nutrition, bones, examination for senior residents and exchange with experts. Festival participants will have respiratory function, blood pressure and bone mineral density measured. Doctors will check diabetes test for those who have demand.

This is a meaningful activity aiming to provide people general knowledge of healthcare; hence they can protect themselves and their relatives from chronic diseases and have good nutrition.

By MINH KHANG – translated by Uyen Phuong

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