Project ID: 35132

Chinese doctors do 97 cataract surgeries for Vietnamese patients

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Viet Nam

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2009

Completion

2009

2009-11-17

Actual

Description

Between 14 and 17 November 2009, a team of Chinese ophthalmologists sponsored by the Chinese government performed free cataract surgeries for 97 patients between 47 and 87 years of age in Bac Giang Vietnam. The Chinese People's Association of Friendship with Foreign Countries collaborated with the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations to organize this project. The value of this project is unknown. This humanitarian mission is a part of China's 'Bright Light' or 'Bringing Light' or 'Action for Bright Eye' (光明行) tour to improve vision around the world.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Viet Nam [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) [NGO/CSO/Foundation]; Vietnamese Union of Friendship Organizations [NGO/CSO/Foundation]