HOIANA COMPLEX RESORT TO DONATE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR TWO HEALTH CENTERS IN QUANG NAM PROVINCE
[Quang Nam] – On December 17th, 2019, Hoiana Complex Resort in collaboration with VinaCapital Foundation (VCF), hands over urgent medical equipment to two newborns Health centers (centers of health) Duy Xuyen and Thang Binh district (Quang Nam) with a total sponsorship value of over 1 billion VND.
In addition to accelerating the development of a mixed-use resort project as committed to Quang Nam province, Hoiana is carrying out activities to contribute to the community and accompany Quang Nam to take care of the locals, which an important part is providing the best health and learning opportunities for the children in the province. In this program, Hoiana and VCF have sponsored and installed 30 emergency equipment and medical instruments for Duy Xuyen and Thang Binh district health centers, including 3 ventilators, 3 heating beds, 2 ECG devices, 1 infant phototherapy lamp, and 2 monitors. These devices have been put into use to improve the quality of medical examination and treatment for the local people, especially emergency services for premature babies. It is estimated that these medical devices will assist health workers in treating at least 35 children everyday.
Mr. Steven Wolstenholme, COO of Hoiana, donating medical equipment
Mr. Steven Wolstenholme, representing Hoiana, donating medical equipment
Mr. Steven Wolstenholme along side with Mr. Le Trung Cuong (Vice Chairman of Duy Xuyen district People’s Committee) and Dr. Nguyen Van Van (Deputy Director of Quang Nam Department of Health)
Mr. Steve Wolstenhomes, Chief Operating Officer of Hoiana Complex Resort, shared: “We always believe that the greatest value that Hoiana can bring is the contribution to sustainable development of Quang Nam province. We want to contribute to the development of the tourism industry and support the livelihoods of the people here by giving priority to the use of local labor, while improving the quality of life of the communities, district, and commune, which still face difficulties and help develop the young generation. Taking care of Vietnamese children in general and Quang Nam in particular is always our priority because when children are healthy and educated, their future maturity will contribute a lot to the homeland and the country.”
Dr. Nguyen Van Van, Deputy Director of Quang Nam Department of Health, commencing speech
Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of The VinaCapital Foundation
“With the support of the Hoiana resort, we will continue to accompany and join hands for the development of the people here, in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province, especially to improve the quality of health care of children and adults. VinaCapital Foundation is committed to continuing to accompany Quang Nam province in many health and education projects in the future,” said Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of VinaCapital Foundation.
According to the General Statistics Office by the end of December 2018, the proportion of child mortality under 5 years of age in Vietnam was 21.38 children per 1,000 births – while this rate in high-income countries, according to statistics the World Health Organization in 2016, it was 5.3 babies per 1,000 births. Worryingly, this rate is significantly higher in rural and mountainous areas where two-thirds of Vietnam’s population is concentrated, including most ethnic minorities. These are localities facing a lot of difficulties in term of economic conditions, and many district hospitals lack the necessary equipment to treat children in critical cases.
Information about Hoiana Complex Resort:
Nestled on the Central Coast with a view of the beautiful Cu Lao Cham Bay, Hoiana, Asia’s premier integrated resort, a project with a total investment of up to 4 billion USD and a total area of 985.6 hectares. Possessing a high-class entertainment area and professional hotel services, Hoiana is confident that it will bring new life to this famous long-standing cultural heritage region. In the first phase, Hoiana will launch domestic and foreign visitors with the opening of four 5-star hotels, prize-winning entertainment and 18-hole beachfront golf course.
Information about VinaCapital Foundation:
Founded in 2006, The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) is a non-profit organization registered in the US and operating in Vietnam with the goal of supporting economic development, empowering Vietnamese children and women through health and education programs. VCF is committed to transparent operations, optimizing programs that help millions of Vietnamese across 63 provinces and cities each year.
VCF’s health programs include Heartbeat Vietnam and Outreach Clinics to detect congenital heart defects, provide free heart surgeries for poor children in rural areas, and facilitate the They have access to high quality health care. In addition, there are programs to improve the capacity of medical doctors in provinces and cities through the donation of medical equipment and the organization of intensive training and training courses on cardiology, emergency care, taking care of infants and children, etc. with the examples of the Survive to Thrive and Critical Response program.
In the field of education, VCF implemented A Brighter Path project to give ethnic minority girls in Vietnam the opportunity to study and hope for a brighter future, thereby helping to reduce poverty and develop the community.