Young physicians provide free health check-ups for people in the central region

In recent days, all Vietnamese are extending their sympathy over their fellowmen in central region. With affection and responsibility for the community, over 100 young physicians from Hue Central Hospital and the Young Physicians’ Associations in the provinces of Thua Thien- Hue, Quang Binh, and Quang Tri has concluded a program of providing free medicines and health check-ups for people in the Central region.

Locals in Huong Phong commune receiving gifts from the delegation. Source: PANO

According to the Vietnam Young Physicians’ Association, from the beginning of October 2020 until now, central Vietnam has been continuously and seriously affected by storms and floods. As Vietnam’s tradition: “The good leaves protect the worn-out leaves”,  young physicians from Hue Central Hospital and the Young Physicians’ Associations in the provinces of Thua Thien- Hue, Quang Binh, and Quang Tri have offered free medical examinations and medicine for people in the central region.

in Thua Thien-Hue, the working delegation of the Vietnam Young Physicians’ Association offered free medicines, health checkups, and gifts to 500 people in the flood-hit communes of Huong Phong and Phong Chuong.

In addition, the medical delegation handed over 20 water filters and over 100 lifebuoys to the People’s Committees of the two communes. They also gave two water filters to two primary schools and presented VND 10 million and other gifts to their students.

The working delegation visited and offered gifts, worth VND 5 million each, and water filters to two storm- affected families.

In Quang Tri, the delegation provided free health check-ups for over 1,000 local people at a medical station in Huong Loc commune, Huong Hoa district. They also visited and presented gifts to over 1,000 local people and policy families.

Moreover, the working delegation handed over two water filters to a primary school in Huong Loc commune as well as gifts and other necessities to the local students.

In Quang Binh, the delegation of the Vietnam Physicians’ Association offered free health check-ups to over 1,000 people in the communes of Hoa Thuy and Van Ninh in Le Thuy and Quang Ninh districts, respectively.

They presented 1,000 gifts, water filters, necessities and 1,000 life jackets to local people and children as well as visited policy families and two primary schools in the communes.

The delegation also handed a motorboat to the rescue force of the Quang Ninh district People Committee.

Along with the “Joining hands to prevent and combat COVID-19 pandemic” program, the Vietnam Physicians’ Association and C.P Vietnam Breeding Joint Stock Company gave medical masks to the Hue Central Hospital, Quang Nam General Hospital, Quang Tri General Hospital, and people and students in these three provinces.

Meanwhile, the Fund for Cancer Patients – Bright Future also presented the above hospitals VND 50 million each.

The program was to mark the upcoming 4th National Congress of Vietnam Young Physicians’ Association, term 2020-2025.

 Quynh Oanh