79 children with Cleft lip/palate and 21 patients with Head/Neck problems who received repairs in March, are enjoying a new life. 7 yo Phat born without left ear, received a new one, after 4 hours of surgery by Dr. Greywoode (University of Maryland). He finally attends school!
Primary Care/Public health
Our public health team found villages in the central highlands where 65% of children suffer from malnutrition and anemia. Our volunteers are now in Quang Tri province for followup and to seek a sustainable solution like Investing in chicken farming to provide protein for the school meals. Follow Andrew Nguyen, candidate Master in Global Health at McMaster University-Canada, on instagram @projectvietnam
PVNF Bright Futures team recommended training to strengthen preschool teaching so the teachers can provide early intervention. The Ministry of Education will publish the article this month, as PVNF launches online training in June 2017.