Monday, August 8, 2011

VOVNews holds online exchange on AO victims
(VOV) - VOVNews, in coordination with the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA), held an online exchange about issues related to Agent Orange (AO) victims on August 7.

This was part of activities marking the 50th year after Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin began to be sprayed over areas of Vietnam. It aimed to joining hands to improve the health and living conditions of AO victims.

The event hopes to help people in Vietnam and around the world become aware of the lingering suffering of Vietnamese AO victims, as well as the efforts of the Party, State, VAVA, and other Vietnamese and international individuals and organizations in dealing with the negative consequences of the toxic chemicals.

The exchange was attended by Professor Dr. Tran Xuan Thu and VAVA Deputy Chairman and General Secretary, Dr. Le Hong Thom from the Hanoi Medicine University, as well as AO victim Nguyen Thi Huyen.


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