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MEDRIX team travelling to Vietnam in October 2023

During the month of October, 2023, a six-person team will be in Vietnam to conduct workshops and training. The topics have been selected by the leadership at two major hospitals and a medical university. The MEDRIX team members will share from their expertise acquired in many years of practice and…
MEDRIX
August 25, 2023
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Heart surgery news for 2023

MEDRIX donors have supported 15 Vietnamese children for corrective heart surgery during the first 8 months of 2023. The surgeries are performed in-country by highly-qualified Vietnamese surgeons in two large hospitals in Hue and Hanoi. When the MEDRIX team travels to Vietnam in October, team members will interview more prospective…
MEDRIX
August 25, 2023
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Award received by 2021 laptop scholarship recipient

Ho Thi Linh Dan, who received the MEDRIX scholarship of a laptop in 2021, was a member of a research team that recently won 2nd prize in National scientific research in 2022. The team's research topic was studying depression among the elder. She sent her sincere thanks to MEDRIX for…
MEDRIX
December 22, 2022
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Yesterday we received good news regarding the condition of one of the seven kids MEDRIX sponsored recently for corrective heart surgery. Baby Khai was born Sept 12th and had surgery on Oct 25, when only a month and a half old. He was discharged from the hospital 15 days later.…
MEDRIX
November 10, 2022
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MEDRIX team traveling to Vietnam

Today a small team of MEDRIX volunteers leaves for Vietnam. Due to the COVID pandemic, this will be the first time in 3 years that MEDRIX will have an "on-the-ground" presence in Vietnam. For now, our educational work will be in person rather than by Zoom. We are looking forward…
MEDRIX
October 6, 2022
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Nursing Conference Presentation

On June 25th, LaRelle Catherman, Executive Director of MEDRIX, will make a presentation by Zoom at the Nursing Conference sponsored by Hue Central Hospital, Hue, Vietnam. The presentation topic will be Policies and Procedures Concerning the "Rights" for Medication Distribution.
MEDRIX
June 8, 2022
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Sponsored heart surgeries

In May, 2022, MEDRIX sponsored 5 more corrective¬† heart surgeries for children from low-income families. Currently, ten (10) children are on the wait list for MEDRIX sponsorship for heart surgeries -- hopefully, all will be completed by the end of July. Since the beginning of this program about ten years…
MEDRIX
June 6, 2022
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Medical Mapping class begins

Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy will partner with MEDRIX to teach a class on the use of maps to visualize public health data. It is said "a picture is worth a thousand words" and mapping data is one way to create meaningful pictures for public health workers by providing…
MEDRIX
March 7, 2022
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Heart surgeries and water projects continue

Planning continues for more heart surgeries for children and young adults. Water projects are also in the planning stage for adding water treatment systems in rural schools. Details to follow as plans are finalized.
MEDRIX
June 14, 2018
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Water Projects Finish Up in Time for School!

Our partners at the Center for Preventative Medicine of Thua Thien-Hue Province, led by Dr. Hoang Ha Tu, have just finished our water projects in rural preschools in Vietnam, just in time for school to start! Thanks to the generosity of MEDRIX donors, we were able to donate 31 water…
MEDRIX
September 12, 2017