Located in western region of Hanoi, nearly 60km away from the center, a team of professional doctors of Thu Cuc Hospital came and provided free healthcare examination, consultation and prescription for 360 adults and children in the Centre of Social Protection IV, Ba Vi district in Hanoi on May 15th, 2016.
Situated in Tay Dang commune, Ba Vi district, which is approximately 60km from the center of Hanoi to its western, the Centre of Social Protection IV under the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs is the center receiving managing, caring and adopting homeless and disadvantaged children, persons without care givers and sick, and disabled elderly. These disadvantaged people having no longer ability of working, difficulties in life or no home and they need the help from the society and community.
Everyday these people depend on the allowances from the State, with the amount of 150 thousand VND/person per month, they cannot afford their daily life, hence they plant vegetable and do pigs feeding with the aim of improving their life standard. However, only a minority of people have the ability of working, the remains are small children and disabled people. With the wish of supporting disadvantaged people and sharing pain and difficulties with these people, Thu Cuc Hospital organizes free health check-up campaigns, providing drugs and gifts for people in the two branches of the Centre of Social Protection number IV.
Leaving at 6.30 am, a team of 40 skilled and experienced doctors and staff from Thu Cuc International General Hospital brought medical equipment, medicines and gifts to the center. On arrival, the team immediately provided consultation and treatment for 360 people, among these, 303 are adults and 57 are children.
Through this voluntary trip, Thu Cuc Hospital can express its concern and wish of supporting disadvantaged people. In the future, Thu Cuc Hospital will constantly continue the charity work, sharing pain and difficulties with these people at the Centre of Social Protection IV in Ba Vi and other centers.
Some pictures of the voluntary trip: