Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien Doan met and worked Operation Smile, United States
Attending the work towards the Ministry of Health also Assoc Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of Administration Medical Service; TS. Tran Thi Giang Huong, Head of Department of International Cooperation and the relevant units of Health. To the US delegation and Mrs. William Kathelin Magee - President and co-founder of Operation Smile; Mr. Richarg Van Deburg-Vice President Global Strategic Operation Smile; Mr. Ruben Ayala - Senior Vice President of health problems, the global Operation Smile; Vietnam Phuong Nguyen - Vice President Development Asia, Pacific, Representative Operation Smile in Vietnam; Nguyen Thi Hai Duc - Director of Operation Smile Vietnam program.
Operation Smile is a non-governmental organization US citizenship. From the late 80's early 90 early last century, through Operation Smile, many medical staff and the education of the United States was brought to Vietnam. This is one of the first steps to re-start the program search for missing American (MIA), also included Operation Smile became one of the few non-governmental organizations that the United States contribute to the process normalization of relations between Vietnam - US.
Operation Smile at the meeting was the statement of operations for 25 years in Vietnam with Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. The Minister appreciated the help of Operation Smile program when performing free surgery for children monthly and adolescents with facial deformities around the country brought a lot of smiles to families and individuals human children born with malformations cleft lips and / or cleft palate.
Source: Editorial Board Portal Electronic Health Ministry