U.S. NGO to Grant $1.07M for Health Project in Vietnam

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Vietnam News Brief Service |

The U.S. charity organization Atlantic Philanthropies will donate $1.07 million to a project to strengthen first aid services for the injured in Vietnam from now to 2011, the state-run Ha Noi Moi newspaper said Wednesday.

The project aims to raise the capabilities of health staff at district-level hospitals in first aid services.

In Vietnam, deaths caused by accident related injuries ranked third, followed by heart-related diseases and infectious diseases.

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