OVER 1000 FREE MEDICAL CHECKS, OVER 1000 DENTAL TREATMENTS AND 104 CASES CATARACT OPERATIONS FOR POOR PEOPLE IN TRA CU VILLAGES – TRA VINH PROVINCE IN AUGUST 2018

A medical team consists of Australian doctors, dentists, and health professionals  travel to Vietnam on 03 August to help poor people in Vietnam. The mission will last for one week and provide free medical checks, dental treatments, cataract surgeriesand humanitarian aid in Tra Cu Village, TraVinh Province.

AusViet Charity Foundation has chosen this area as a part of its yearly plan. This coastal village is considered one of the poorest areas that frequently suffered from monsoon and environmental hardship. People in that village especially children are suffered from many ailments but cannot afford treatments despite the help and supports of local government and charities. However, it has yet been visited by any international medical team.

The group of 63 volunteers from many parts of Australia will work with 30 local health professional volunteers to provide 1000 general medical checks, 1000 dental treatments, 100 cataract operations and humanitarian aid from 03 August 2018 to 11 August 2018

The mission estimated cost is more than 200 thousand Australian dollars. The fund is generously donated by Australian community especially the Vietnamese community in Australia. Medicines, medical and dental supplies are donated by Australian companies to use in this mission. The Australian volunteers, in addition, contribute their services free of charge and also meet their own travel and accommodation expenses.

AusViet Charity Foundation is a non-profit charity organisation registered with Australian Charity and Non-Profit Commission and is approved for tax exemptions and deductibility by Australian Taxation Office. It also is approved by Vietnameseauthority to operate as an international non-government organisation to operate in Vietnam.

Dr PhuocVo, OAM, chairman of AusViet Charity Foundation and all volunteer believe that “Together we bring hope and health” for those in needs.

Dr PhuocVo can be contacted by phone on +61 4 1233 1991 or email drphuocvo@avcf.org.au

More details about AusViet Charity Foundation can be found on our webpage www.avcf.org.au

For more information, click 2018 Mission Report

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