Health Related Workshops

VWAT became aware of the needs in our community from the request and demands of clients who come to receive our services for seniors programs. We also became aware of the needs based on the feedback of seniors who are currently attending and receiving the benefits of our past and existing seniors programs. Researching online, we also found that studies have proven the chronic diseases are prevalent in the East-Asian community, for that reason we are organizing the following Health workshops:

Days of Health Workshops at the VWAT Office

1. Monday, 24/7/2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Hypertension.
Speaker: Dr Dương Huỳnh Nguyên.
2. Tuesday, 5/9/2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Cancer prevention.
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Tường Vân.
3. Tuesday 26/9/ 2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. New guidelines on treatment, prevention.
Speaker: Dr Võ Bạch Tuyết.
4. Tuesday, 17/10/2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Mental Health.
Speaker: Dr. Nguyễn Duy Sản.
5. Tuesday 7/11/2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Viral hepatitis A,B,C. A cure exists for hepatitis C
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Tường Vân
6. Tuesday 28/11/2017, 11.00am-1.00pm: Alzheimer disease.Diagnosis, treatment, prevention. Care-giver difficulties.
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Tường Vân và Dr. Phạm Hữu Diệu.
7. Thứ Tư 9/1/2018, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Adult immunization update.
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Tường Vân.
8. Wednesday 31/1 /2018, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm : Stroke prevention.
Speaker: Dr Vỏ Hồng Khanh
9. Monday 12/2/2018, 11.00am-1.00pm: Lipids target and cardiovascular diseases
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Nam Anh
10. Tuesday 13/3/2018 11:00am -1:00pm : Summer related tick born infections – Lyme disease is on the rise.
Speaker: Dr Nguyễn Tường Vân
11. Monday 26/3/2018 từ 11am -1 pm : Common arthritis in the elderly. Western vs Oriental treatment and prevention.
Speaker: Dr Dương Huỳnh Nguyên