Faculty of Medicine and the volunteering journeys

(VLU, 17/01/2021) - The Faculty of Medicine of Van Lang University was established on May 15, 2020 with the teaching staff who are all leading medical doctors,... Although the Faculty of Medicine has just been established, it has organized many volunteering activities to promote creativity and inspire the medical profession for Van Lang students in this major.


Distributing medicine and giving gifts to the blind in Ben Tre

On September 20, 2020, the Faculty of Medicine participated in organizing free medical examinations as well as  giving medicine and gifts to the blind in Chau Thanh district (Ben Tre). The Faculty of Medicine’s volunteer group consists of 10 doctors and pharmacists, and 10 medical students who examined health and distributed free medicines to 111 local blind people. 

vlu khoa y thien nguyenThe volunteer team of the medical team from the Faculty of Medicine to Ben Tre province

vlu khoa y thien nguyen cDoctors of the Faculty of Medicine examined blind people

In addition, the delegation also organized health examinations and gave treatment for common diseases as well as detected serious diseases with high risk for timely referral. The members of the delegation together propagated to the community the sense of hygiene, how to prevent some common diseases, the knowledge of self-care for themselves and their families, contributing to the implementation of the policies of the Party and the State on people's health care in difficult areas today.

vlu khoa y thien nguyen dDoctors from the Faculty of Medicine and the Southern Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy and Chau Thanh Hospital

The trip also helped the lecturers and students of the faculty have the opportunity to interact with local people, the members of the delegation at the Southern Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy and the staff of Chau Thanh Hospital, Ben Tre Province.

Going to the Central region to take care of people's health

To respond to the program "Towards the beloved central area in the center of the storm" launched by the Trade Union of Van Lang University, the Faculty of Medicine cooperated with the Southern Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Career Center of Ho Chi Minh City to organize the program "Central Shelters".

On November 14, 15, and 16, 2020, a delegation of doctors and pharmacists went to the central provinces to provide medical care for the local people, spreading the spirit of solidarity with the community.  

vlu khoa y thien nguyen hDoctors from the Faculty of Medicine and the Southern Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy departed to the flood area

vlu khoa y thien nguyen iA lot of local people stood in the rain waiting for the medical team

vlu khoa y thien nguyen kDoctors of the Faculty of Medicine worked without resting for lunch, focusing on examining the local people’s health in the flood areas

vlu khoa y thien nguyen lvlu khoa y thien nguyen mDistributing free medicine to the local people

vlu khoa y thien nguyen nDespite of busy work, the smiles were always on the faces of these doctors and nurses

 

MSc. Doctor. Phạm Thị Việt Phương
Faculty of Medicine, Van Lang University


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