Amanda Seafood makes lifesaving donation of critical medical equipment to Bac Lieu General hospital

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On, April 21, 2016, Amanda Seafood, Ltd., announced their donation of emergency medical equipment for Bac Lieu General Hospital at a hospital ceremony attended by hospital leaders and members of the Departments of Health and Foreign Affairs. The donation, part of VinaCapital Foundation’s Critical Response program, consists of a mobile trolley, or crash cart, that […]

Tumor Mission Report 2015

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Since 2012, VCF has begun to build capacity for surgery for tumors that plague children in Vietnam and has done 45 cases with complicated tumors, 120 doctors have been trained via live surgery and onsite lectures. In 2014 a leading international expert travelled to Vietnam on his third training mission teaching local surgeons by providing […]

The Effects of Poverty on the Children of Vietnam


Introduction Despite Vietnam’s vast economic improvements in the past two decades, studies by the Vietnamese Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs, and UNICEF (2008)[1] show that almost seven million Vietnamese children under the age of 16 still struggle due to poverty. While extreme poverty rates for the Kinh majority ethnic group decreased 85 […]

The Power of Outreach


After an hour long drive to the outer-skirts of Can Tho We arrived at the quaint home of the first Heartbeat Vietnam beneficiary we’d film, Khanh Vy, a plump one-year-old who sat on her mother’s hip. She was cute and chubby, like a healthy baby, but a bluish grey replaced what should have been the […]

HSBC hosts 24-hour Race To Raise Money For Heartbeat Vietnam


Last Friday afternoon, the leaders and representatives of HSBC and VinaCapital Foundation participated in their first 24 -hour race around the park near Notre Dame Cathedral . The race went on for 24-hours straight, starting at 3 pm on 12/6 and ending at 3 pm on 13/6. The secret to their 24-hour run was teamwork! […]