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5/7/2019 3:54:09 PM

1000 people in Lam Dong received cardiac examinations

In Lam Dong province, 1000 people was offered free heart health checkups on May 3 – 4.

The program was co-hosted by the VinaCapital Foundation, Children Action, Ho Chi Minh City Sponsoring Association for Poor Patient (SAPP), Giving It Back To Kids and Understanding The Heart Fund.

The cardiac examinations were carried out by doctors of Tam Duc heart hospital (from Ho Chi Minh City) for infant to 60 years old patients had congenital heart disease, heart valve disease and coronary artery disease or having symptoms of heart disease…

On May 3-4, doctors and nurse gave checkups, echocardiography, and advices to patients. The patients came after their surgery also got the free second checkup.

According to Nguyen Van Luc, President of the Association for the Support of Handicapped and Orphans in Lam Dong province, the free heart health checkup was deployed by the Association for 6 years. 11.000 people was examined and over 1000 people was surgery with 3.452.440 USD (80 billion VND) sponsored by those foundations.

Translated by Thanh Van  
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