Hoiana Integrated Resort and VinaCapital Foundation Donate 2 Ventilators And Personal Protective Equipment To Quang Nam Province
Hoiana Integrated Resort, in collaboration with the program “Help Vietnam Breathe – Vì Nhịp thở Việt Nam” of VinaCapital Foundation (VCF), donated 2 ventilators and 750 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) level 3 with a total value of nearly 575 million VND (25,000 USD) to Quang Nam provincial Department of Health, joining hands with the local authorities and people of Quang Nam to fight against the current large-scale outbreak.
In the afternoon of September 14, strictly complying with regulations on pandemic prevention, Hoiana Integrated Resort and VinaCapital Foundation donated 2 Bennett 560 ventilators and 750 sets of PPE level 3 to the Department of Health Quang Nam Province. This medical equipment donation will assist the provincial healthcare system in fighting against the pandemic, strengthen the infrastructure capacity for emergency work and Covid-19 patient treatment, as well as support the medical staff, especially frontline healthcare heroes. The Quang Nam Department of Health will allocate this medical equipment to the areas of most severe critical need.
“Joining hands with the local authorities in fighting against the pandemic is the corporate social responsibility of Hoiana. We are proud to have accompanied the Quang Nam government at all levels in the battle against Covid-19 for the past 2 years.”, said Mr. Steve Wolstenhomes, CEO of Hoiana Integrated Resort, “Following our donation of 1 Covid-19 testing machine valued more than 1.4 billion VND to Quang Nam province, the activity with VCF this time is Hoiana’s latest support to Quang Nam’s healthcare system in order to better control the pandemic, reduce mortality rate and progress towards repelling the disease, ensuring a safe and healthy living and business environment as soon as possible.”
“VCF is proud to partner with Hoiana Integrated Resort to support people in need and help save the lives of Covid-19 patients in Quang Nam province during these challenging times. With the cooperation of Hoiana Intergrated Resort, VCF is able to protect the health and safety of frontline medical staff and preserve the lives and livelihoods of those with serious Covid-19 complications. We hope to receive more cooperation and contributions from the community to be able to donate more essential equipment, ensure everyone’s safety, and join forces with the health system to leave no one behind in this battle.” said Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of VinaCapital Foundation.
Hoiana Integrated Resort has greatly contributed to many VCF’s programs since 2016. Over the last 5 years, Hoiana and VCF have provided 38 neonatal intensive care unit equipment that helped to save 604 newborns through Survive to Thrive program, and spent nearly 5.8 billion VND to renovate the school system in Quang Nam province. In addition, Hoiana contributed to saving children with congenital heart defects in 2016 and was one of the major donors in VCF’s disaster relief campaign in Central Vietnam in 2020. This Covid-19 emergency donation is a testament to Hoiana’s continuous commitment in accompanying VCF to improve the country’s medical capacity as well as to bring urgent assistance to the most vulnerable people during the pandemic.
“Help Vietnam Breathe – Vì Nhịp Thở Việt Nam” is a program implemented by VCF to raise funds for purchasing essential pandemic-fighting medical equipment including ventilators and personal protective equipment for hospitals treating Covid-19 patients and thousands of frontline healthcare workers as the pandemic prolongs and the number of newly infected cases increases dramatically. VCF will collaborate with the local authorities to distribute the medical equipment to the areas of most severe critical need. The “Help Vietnam Breathe – Vì Nhịp Thở Việt Nam” campaign has successfully deployed 57 ventilators, 1 ECMO and thousands of sets of PPE to Covid-19 treatment hospitals in HCMC, Long An, Can Tho, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, and Quang Nam province.