VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) in collaboration with Nutricare., JSC, and Vietnam National Children’s Hospital (VNCH) announced today the launch of the Nutrition Program “Millions of Glasses of Milk for Community” in VNCH from April to December 2021. The program will provide free 2,700 cans of nutrient milk Leanmax Hope 400grams along with weekly Funny Class for pediatric cancer patients and monthly health education sessions for parents and caregivers at VNCH to improve the nutritional care for these patients in the hospital. The total program expenses valued at more than 1 billion VND are sponsored by Nutricare., JSC.
As one of the leading nutrition companies in Vietnam, Nutricare., JSC is not only a pioneer enterprise in providing nutrition solutions and therapeutic food but also a passionate company in contributing to sustainable development in Vietnam through social activities, especially those focused on improving healthcare for children. Understanding that nutrition is an important part of the health of all children, especially for children getting cancer treatment, Nutricare., JSC, and VinaCapital Foundation implement the Nutrition Program “Millions of Glasses of Milk for Community” to improve cancer children’s nutritional status and increase chances of patient recovery after treatment in Vietnam National Children’s Hospital (VNCH). The program expects to enhance the nutritional care for pediatric cancer patients and raise awareness about the role of nutrient milk for pediatric patients during their treatment and their recovery by conducting the following activities in 2021:
- Provide free milk Leanmax Hope 400 grams for pediatric cancer patients at VNCH from April to December 2021, with a total estimated number is 2,700 cans.
- Organize Funny Class every 2 weeks for pediatric cancer patients with fun-for-children topics about milk, foods, and nutrition.
- Organize health education sessions on nutrient milk for parents and caregivers once a month when the hospital gives free milk to patients. Being led by VNCH’s nutritionists and Nutricare’s advisors, these education sessions will provide guidelines for using special milk Leanmax Hope as well as knowledge about nutrition for children to raise awareness about the importance of nutrient milk for children with cancer.
- Survey to evaluate the impacts of supplying nutrient milk on the physical condition of pediatric cancer patients before and after 03 to 06 months of receiving milk at VNCH.
General Director of Nutricare – Mr. Nguyen Duc Minh shared: “Nutrition program for children with cancer is implemented by Nutricare and VCF, in collaboration with the National Children’s Hospital, to provide knowledge, medical nutrition products to support treatment and improve the quality of life. for cancer patients. This is a safe, effective product that has been clinically proven at Hanoi Medical University Hospital. For many years, the program “Millions of glasses of milk for the community” has contributed to nutritional support for disadvantaged people, children in mountainous areas, and also patients with kidney issues, thyroid, and diabetes … Nutricare hopes to accompany VCF and health organizations more in nutritional care activities for the community in the upcoming time.”
“The VinaCapital Foundation’s primary focus is improving the well-being of the children in Vietnam, both financially and psychologically. VCF is proud to be a part of the Nutrition Program “Millions of Glasses of Milk for Community” and have the chance to work closely with Nutricare., JSC to not only provide better nutrition care for pediatric cancer patients but also nutrition knowledge for their parents and caregivers in VNCH. I believe the program will both bring better nutritional status and a brighter future for these children and their families.” said Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of VinaCapital Foundation.
The “Millions of Glasses of Milk for Community” program strives to be an essential contribution to ensuring nutritional quality and supporting post-treatment recovery for cancer children who are receiving treatment in Oncology Department at VNCH. With the implementation of this nutrition program, VinaCapital Foundation and Nutricare., JSC commit to assure the quality of health care and improving the lives of our children, for a more sustainable, healthier, and brighter future for all.
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