Doctors receive certificates of merit for saving victims of collapsed suspension bridge

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc awarded certificates of merit on behalf of the Prime Minister to persons involved with saving victims of the Suspension Bridge collapse in the northern province of Lai Chau.

The suspension bridge collapes
The General Hospital, Medicine Center in Tam Duong District, Deputy Director of the Departmnet of Health Do Van Giang, and deputy head of the General Hospital were given the certificates of merits.

The Prime Minister also gave certificates of merit to teams of doctors at Viet Duc Hospital and Bach Mai Hospital for their earlier efforts in saving victims.

The suspension bridge in Lai Chau province’s Tam Duong District collapsed at 8.30 Am on February 24 in Chu Va village in Son Binh Commune in Tam Duong District, killing eight and injuring many others.

Teams of doctors of Viet Duc and Bach Mai Hospitals immediately fled to the scene to save victims. Many people in critical condition were saved due to the immediate care received.

By Phan Thao – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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