Thanks to generous contributions from Medtronic, Intel Products Vietnam, Varian Medical Systems, Vets With A Mission, Merck Sharp & Dohme, The Grand Ho Tram, First Solar, Cargill Vietnam, Saigon South International School, and many of our corporate and individual members, AmCham Vietnam donated over VND 5.2 billion ($227,000) for critically-needed medical equipment through AmCham CARES to six hospitals to support the response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to build the capacity to respond to outbreaks of other infectious diseases. AmCham CARES donated four Medtronic Puritan Bennett 980 ventilators, 15 Terumo SS830 syringe pumps, and eight Philips Efficia CM120 patient monitors to six Covid-19 treatment hospitals in HCMC: HCMC Oncology Hospital, Trung Vuong Hospital, Tropical Diseases Hospital, Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital, Thu Duc Hospital, and Nhan Dan Gia Dinh Hospital. The contribution was coordinated with and supported by AmCham Vietnam’s Healthcare Committee. The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on September 24 held a ceremony to receive AmCham CARES’ donations of medical equipment.
Also at the AmCham CARES donation ceremony on September 24, AmCham Vietnam, in partnership with Nike Vietnam, granted medical equipment to 26 key COVID-19 treatment hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City to support the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response and the capacity to manage outbreaks of infectious diseases. The collaboration provided the medical equipment to hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City, including 12 McGrath®Mac Video Laryngoscope A03, ten Stellar 150 Portable ventilators CPAP/CBAP, and 40 Terumo SS830 Syringe Pumps Terumo TE-SS830, valued at VND 2,8 billion ($125,000).
It is not too late to contribute. Please contribute NOW personally or for your company to support Vietnam and HCMC at this challenging time. AmCham CARES provides you a transparent mechanism to make contributions NOW for critically-needed medical equipment and supplies and know they will be delivered where in Vietnam they are needed most. We also welcome contributions from other business associations and non-members and will ensure all donors are recognized. Contribute Now to demonstrate AmCham Cares! If you have any questions, please contact AmCham Office Manager Cindy Tran.