Japan, FAO offer assistance to control bird flu outbreak
The Food and Agriculture Organisation will provide US$401,750 in emergency technical assistance to help Viet Nam contain the deadly bird flu outbreak.
Eye hospital asks for donations
Ophthalmologists from the HCM City Eye Hospital are soliciting donors to finance their charitable services and student outreach.
‘Doctor of village’
Ia-O was a commune without cultural, educational and health care services in the past ten years. The Jrai people living in eight villages in the commune relied only on soldiers of Border Post 717. Second lieutenant and physician Nguyen Dinh Hong recalled: “During the day, we held literacy classes and at night we came to villages to give medical check-ups to local people.