Update: 08:25 | 10/06/2018
The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) from Australia, in collaboration with the Opthalmology hospital of Da Nang, will provide free eye surgeries for 50 children in the city and an eye screening programme.
Children at an orphanage in Da Nang (Photo: VNA).
Besides, the project worth 724 million VND (32,000 USD) will help upgrade the HMIS hardware in hospital’s information system. It is being carried out from now to the end of this year.
In 2016, the FHF provided eye check-ups and glasses for more than 90 students in Da Nang. The programmes were part of an eye care for school children in Vietnam launched from early 2016 in Da Nang city, Hai Duong and Tien Giang provinces by FHF and Standard Chartered Bank.
The FHF was founded in 1992 by eye surgeon Fred