Vietnamese Doctors’ Association in Cambodia cares for poor people
(VNF) - The Vietnamese Doctors’ Association in Cambodia under the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians (GAVC), on August 20th, offered free health checkups for more than 200 disadvantaged people in Daun Keo city in Cambodia’s Takeo province.
This is the first humanitarian activity since the Association's establishment in February this year on the occasion of 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Physicians' Day (February 27). The Association has approximately 40 pharmacists and general practitioners, many of whom have studied at medical universities and colleges in Vietnam.
Vietnamese-Cambodian doctors offer health checkups for more than 200 people including overseas Vietnamese and Cambodians in difficult circumstances. (Photo: VOV)
With the spirit of mutual affection, contributing to the health care for the community, especially overseas Vietnamese and impoverished Cambodians, the doctors of the Association have offered free health examinations and consultation for more than 200 people.
In addition, the Association's volunteer group also provides free medicine, gifts and some necessities for patients, including many poor children, with the cost are covered by donations from philanthropists, including Vietnamese enterprises.
Phang Pin, Head of the People’s Committee at Daun Keo’s Rokar Khnong ward, said the activity not only provides medical support for the poor community but also contributes to Vietnam – Cambodia solidarity.
The Vietnamese Physicians Association in Cambodia not only connects Vietnamese physicians, but it is also voluntary organization for overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia./.
Translated by Minh Chau