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PLA military hospitals help congenital heart disease children of ethnic minorities

(China Military Online)

09:00, May 24, 2013

BEIJING, May 23, (ChinaMil) -- The activity of "I come to Beijing for the Children's Day", sponsored by the China Charity Federation, started at the General Hospital of the Beijing Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on May 22. During the period of Children's Day (June 1) this year, nearly 200 congenital heart disease child-patients of ethnic minorities from Tibet, Xinjiang, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Yunnan and other places will come to Beijing to receive free heart surgery.

\It is learned that since the start of the "Rescue Operation", the China Charity Federation has worked with the PLA Air Force General Hospital, the General Hospital of the People's Armed Police Force, the PLA General Hospital, the PLA Navy General Hospital, the General Hospital of the Guangzhou MAC of the PLA, the General Hospital of the Beijing MAC of the PLA and many other hospitals to establish screening medical detachments, which travelled deep into various places to screen 200,000-plus ethnic minority children across the country. Children diagnosed and confirmed as congenital heart disease patients will be sent in batches to Beijing, Guangdong province and other places for free medical treatments.

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