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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
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Plans for the Future of Safe Water Development in Central Vietnam

Developing a grassroots community program has so many rewarding and fun parts to it: seeing smiles on kid's faces as they learn how to hand-wash with soap, sponsoring safe water systems to many villages in desperate need of a suitable water source for drinking, and laughter as health professionals practice…
MEDRIX
August 8, 2017
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Three Heart Surgeries Completed, Thanks to MEDRIX Donors!

Three more lives have been saved, thanks to the generosity of MEDRIX donors! Congenital heart defects are some of the most common birth defects globally, but it can still be a struggle to receive the care needed in areas of Vietnam. Surgery continues to be expensive, even when families qualify…
MEDRIX
June 5, 2017
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Spring 2017: Autism and Nursing Education Trip

MEDRIX is so fortunate to have several volunteer educators in Vietnam right now, leading workshops for our partners at National Children's Hospital in Hanoi! We couldn't have done it without the amazing volunteers who led our spring trip and shared invaluable information with our colleagues. Margui Rutherford, MEDRIX Board Member:…
MEDRIX
March 30, 2017
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“Dear Donors: Thank You” A Letter from a Heart Patient

The MEDRIX Team recently received this touching letter from a recent heart surgery recipient, Ma Thi Thuy Hang, an 18 year old medical student. We want to share her inspiring story with our donors and supporters to let them know the enormous impact they've had on Ms. Hang's life.  Dear…
MEDRIX
January 13, 2017
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We’re Thankful for You: 22 Heart Surgeries Sponsored in 2016

The MEDRIX team and our colleagues at Hue Central Hospital, where the heart surgeries are sponsored 'Tis the season...the holidays are upon us, and what an amazing year 2016 has been! Thanks to your generosity and support, MEDRIX was able to sponsor 22 life-saving heart surgeries this year: TWENTY TWO!!…
MEDRIX
November 29, 2016
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Water Systems for Rural Villages: DELIVERED!

We recently shared with you the great success we've had in bringing safe water systems and education to rural villages in Vietnam. We were able to fully fund 31 LifeStraw safe water systems for rural communities in Thua Thien-Hue Province in Central Vietnam. The systems will be installed in preschools,…
MEDRIX
November 15, 2016