Citizens flock to post-COVID-19 check-ups: 'Free check-ups are the best!'

May 1, 2022
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On May 14, at the Children's Palace in Hanoi, the launching ceremony of the journey "Young doctors follow Uncle Ho's words to volunteer for public health" in 2022 took place, with the theme being: "Healthcare after COVID-19: Using AI for health”.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Duc Tien, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Youth Union, Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Union in Hanoi, said the journey was organized to promptly detect cases of the disease post-COVID-19; care and treatment interventions, minimizing the risk of death, the risk of long-term effects on functional activities and citizen’s health. The journey was launched by the Youth Union, Hanoi Youth Union, Hanoi Young Doctors Association in collaboration with VinBrain Company (Vingroup), with the participation of Mr. Nguyen Tuong Lam, Secretary of the Central Committee.

At the launching ceremony, 120 volunteers doctors from 14 local hospitals participated in direct medical examination, completely free of charge with the following categories: general and intensive medical examination; blood pressure check, signs of post-COVID-19 sequelae, and persistent COVID-19 symptoms; respiratory examination; on-site X-ray; cardiac exam, heart rate check and electrocardiogram. Accordingly, more than 1 million people in the capital city will receive direct post-COVID-19 health checks and free online consultations from now until the end of 2022, through the AIviCare application. From there, patients can easily look up anytime, anywhere…

Within the framework of the program, the organizers gave 10 gifts to policy families and people in difficult circumstances who have been infected with Covid-19. Moreover, the program applies artificial intelligence (AI) to give warnings, limits environmental pollution by not printing hard films, and returns consultation results right on the phone via the AiviCare application. Pediatricians of the National Hospital of Pediatrics examine children aged 12 and under with free medicine dispensing...

Upon hearing news of the free medical examination program, a large number of people in the capital flocked to the site and were excited to participate in the program.

“I'm so glad!”

Ms. Trinh Thi Tram (66 years old, living at 88 Lang Ha, Dong Da District, Hanoi) said that she and her husband were hanging out on the lakeside near the event area and were told that there was a free post-COVID-19 checkup program, so they participated.

Ms. Tram said she encountered COVID-19 2 months ago, after which she coughed continuously. She went to have 2 chest x-rays and was given antibiotics but still had terrible symptoms such as chest pain, which was very uncomfortable. "I see people talk about a post-COVID-19 check-up program, its being free of charge is the best thing, because elderly people like us have limited economic resources, while there are many complications after COVID-19," she said excitedly.

“Yesterday, I just had a pain from my back through to my chest, I was really scared. Coming here I had my heart checked, I'm very happy. Although it was crowded, the students made arrangements enthusiastically, the doctor examined carefully and returned the results very quickly. I am happy and moved because Vietnam has a program to care for people after COVID-19 like this. I am grateful for the program and hope that the program will be expanded to all regions, for a better quality of life,” said Ms. Tram emotionally.

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