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Project Vietnam Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to create sustainable pediatric healthcare in Vietnam, while providing free healthcare and aid to impoverished rural areas across the country. Learn more, work with us, or donate.

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Project Vietnam Foundation to host annual fundraising Gala

Fountain Valley, Calif. (August 11, 2014) — Project Vietnam Foundation will hold its annual fundraising gala on September 20, 2014, at the Westminster Rose Center to raise funds to support its “Breaths for Newborns” campaign.

The tagline for this black-tie event is “GIVE EACH CHILD THE CHANCE TO LIVE.” On a daily basis, up to 80 babies born in Vietnam will die, mainly due to lack of oxygen at birth.

Guests will be treated to dinner, drinks and entertainment, as well as both live and silent auctions and raffles. All donations are tax deductible and for those who cannot attend, donations will also be accepted online.

Click the link to purchase your tickets or to make a donation and view or download the informational flyer. Download the informational flyer.

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Events

Summer Service Camp 2015
June 21st - July 5th


REGISTER TODAY: Please register online. Student volunteers are limited to 60 - Vietnamese fluency not required.

FOR INFORMATION: Contact: Dr. Anh Nguyet Ho anhnguyet61@gmail.com or summer@projectvietnam.org

Spring Medical Mission March 7-22

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION

Our trip March 7-22, 2015 will bring all 3 teams -Surgery, Primary Care & Training- activities which define Project Vietnam for its unique capacity to evaluate local needs and contribute sustainable solutions. To live the unique humanitarian experience which gathers many international volunteers returning every year, enroll here. We are looking for special individuals health and non-health with dedication and willing to work hard!

Baby Bao, 4 months old from the central highlands awaits his surgery in March. His family feeds him with a dropper because he cannot take a bottle. To help him and others like him, your help is needed! To donate, click here.

We are all-volunteer organization and 97% of your donation will go to programs. Many volunteers are needed for various administrative tasks and health projects. To volunteer please apply here. Students can get service hours

To help us reach our goals, please ask if your company matches donations.

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Thanks For Your Support in 2014!!


Dear caring Friends:

With Xmas behind us and 2014 ending soon, we feel grateful for all the blessings received:

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Our neonatal team in Vietnam


From October 9-23 Dr. Millard and 3 neonatal nurses from Chicago worked at Children's Hospital in Saigon and visited Lam Dong, to train healthcare staff in Neonatal Resuscitation and donate CPR kits basic unit of care at rural areas in the Central Highlands. The medical skills are the only effective intervention to reduce infant mortality and prevent brain damage. Thanks to volunteers like Dr. Millard and her team, we have steadily improved newborn health for the last 12 years. Many guidelines have been adopted from Vitamin K after birth to prevent brain bleeding to essential resuscitations... In 2015 we will again join the International Relief Teams to continue building capacity for the safety of the babies.

Helping Babies Breathe...The Beginning of Life

With improvement in healthcare access, infant deaths has been cut by half in Vietnam. However most of the deaths is concentrated in remote areas where mothers still deliver at home with or without health attendant at birth. About 35,000 newborn babies die because they fail to take that first breath. Join us to be the one to help them have a chance at life!