First Mobile Eye Clinic Offered

The Viet Nam-Japan Economic Committee presented a mobile eye clinic to the Central Eye Hospital (85 Ba Trieu Street - Ha Noi) on Monday in the presence of Vietnamese Health Minister Tran Thi Trung Chien and Japanese extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador Hattori Norio.

Health Minister Tran Thi Trung Chien (front, right) at the door of the mobile clinic

With the specialized vehicle, the hospital’s ophthalmologists together with Japanese volunteer Dr. Hattori Tadashi can travel around the countryside checking and treating poor people even in remote areas, and operating on them if need be.

The mobile clinic was designed and built by Hino Motor Vietnam and Samco (Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation). 

Source: LD - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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