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31/10/2018 - 19:41

200 elderly in Hue get access to free medical examination and screening

From October 30 to 31, Hue Medical Center in collaboration with a medical team of National Geriatric Hospital to carry out medical examination, consultation, and screening of geriatric diseases for 200 elderly living in six wards of Kim Long, Huong Long, Tay Loc, Thuan Hoa, An Hoa, and Phu Thuan (Hue City).

Checking blood pressure, and cardiovascular health

The doctors have conducted medical examination and screening for the elderly on internal diseases, cardiovascular diseases, blood pressure; as well as doing ultrasound scan, checking electrocardiogram, checking eyesight, and carrying out examination on eyes, etc. Besides, the doctors have also examined geriatric syndrome of falling, malnutrition and injury in the elderly.

In addition, the medical team has advised the elderly how to take care and protect their health, such as: eating enough substance, regularly doing exercise and playing sports, and taking reasonable rest to stay healthy.

The total support value for each patient, who is examined, receives free medicines and gifts of milk on this event, is from VND 700,000 to 1,000,000, under the national health-population target program in 2018, which is implemented by the National Geriatric Hospital.

Screening and examining the diseases of stomach and colon

Story and photos: Minh Van

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