USA assists with chest x-ray in Ho Chi Minh City

US Agency for International Development (USAID) funded TB program completed At District N ° 5, District N ° 6’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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General Robert Greenan, US Ambassador to Ho Chi Minh City, visited the Govt-19 vaccination site at Ward No. 5 and Ward No. 6.

Photo: Thannian / CVN


People 55 years of age and older who have been vaccinated with Covit-19 at the hospital at Ward No.5, Ward No.6 in Ho Chi Minh City will be invited to take a free chest x-ray using small devices to help diagnose the symptoms of TB. .

All participants will receive results within 3 days and will be contacted to access appropriate treatment services if needed.

This activity is supported by the final TB program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project has a budget of USD 2 million and is being implemented over three years with the aim of increasing access to TB diagnostics and health care in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

The tuberculosis test at Govt-19 vaccination points is being carried out with the support of Ho Chi Minh City Health Service, Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital, N ° 6 District People’s Committee and local health agents. This has been carried out in Bin Chan district as well and is planned in the other three districts.

VNA / CVN

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