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Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had a meeting with Managing Director of Operation Smile

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had a meeting with Managing Director of Operation Smile

Cập nhật: 21/05/2018 - 15:35
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On the afternoon of February 8, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had a meeting with Dr. William P. Magee, Managing Director and co-founder of Operation Smile - one of the first non-governmental organizations in the United States to be present in Vietnam with a mission to bring smiles, change the lives of children with birth defects, jaw teeth as well as other facial malformations through charity surgery programs. Attending the meeting with the Vice President were Ms. KATHLEEN S. MAGEE, Co-Founder and President of Operation Smile; Mr. Nguyen Viet Phuong, Head of Operation Smile Vietnam; Mr. Bui Truong Giang, Vice President of the Office of the President; representatives of Department of Foreign Relations; Ms. Le Tuyet Mai, Vice Director of the NFVC and other news agencies.

On behalf of the State leaders and the Sponsoring council of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children, the Vice President praised the efforts of Operation Smile in the past few years to bring smiles and to change the lives of thousands of Vietnamese children, especially young children with cleft lip and cleft palate. Operation Smile was  not only operating in the area of ​​surgical support but also implementing a number of other humanitarian programs such as: dental examination and treatment; surgical operations, cranial surgery, scars burns; exchange program, training medical specialists; Operation Smile operates on the basis of coordination with other partners in Vietnam such as the National Fund for Vietnamese Children, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs and other organizations, local hospitals across the country.



 

Prof. Dr. William P. Magee thanked Vice-President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh for the recognition of Operation Smile and said that Operation Smile was one of the first American non-governmental organizations in Vietnam with a mission to bring smile and change the lives of children with birth defects, jaw teeth as well as other facial malformations through charity surgery programs. In the near future, Operation Smile hopes to continue receiving support from Vietnam in organizing more meaningful programs for children such as: Building a center for the professional and safe implementation of surgical surgeries; To promote cooperation to connect information on children's needs, with the expectation that more and more children with congenital malformations, cleft palates can smile and have better lives.

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