On the evening of 2nd December 2021, in HCM city, the US Commerce Association in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) hosted the 2021 AmCham CARES Awards for COVID Relief and Recovery.
With numbers of contributions to the community in the past time, VMED Group was honored in the category of “Contributions for Vaccines, Medical Supplies & Equipment”.
This is considered as the recognition for the journey of spreading love and connecting happiness that VMED Group accompanies with doctors and people.
The VMED Group employees were not afraid of danger, rushing with the frontline with doctors and nurses during the 4th outbreak in Vietnam.
VMED Group and divisions promptly donated numbers of crucial equipment to support the treatment of COVID-19 patients such as: awarding 10 Comen’s High Flow Nasal Cannula machines (HFNC) worth nearly VND 1 billion for the Vietnam National Association of Emergency, Intensive Care Medicine and Clinical Toxicology and the hospitals which treat COVID-19 patients in Ho Chi Minh area.
Mr. Nguyen Francis Tuan Anh – The Representative of VMED Group was awarded for the unit contributing vaccines, equipment and medical supplies, which has joint hands to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
Without hesitating to go to the “hottest spots” of the pandemic, HFNC machines were handed over by VMED Group to white-shirted soldiers – the frontline doctors at the COVID-19 Resuscitation Center of Bach Mai Hospital, Le Van Thinh Hospital (District 2), Le Van Viet General Hospital (District 9), District 7 Hospital, 30/4 Hospital and Nguyen Trai Hospital. The HFNC NF5 Comen series awarded by VMED Group in the project, is also being globally used by COVID-19 treatment hospitals recently with exceptional features which is adaptable for field hospitals, such as: can be used without the central gas system, touchscreen via gloves; built-in SPO2 meter to monitor the patient’s hypoxemia; especially the flow rate can be up to 80l/min which is suitable for patients with severe condition.
VMED Group has researched and produced compatibly to the realistic context, cooperated with Hanoi University of Science and Technology to implement the project “Research and manufacture HFNC machine with BKVM-HF1 symbol”. Nearly 800 BKVM-HF1 machines have been produced and used in COVID-19 treatment hospitals nationally, from field hospitals, field warehouses, to provincial Departments of Health and the Lao Ministry of Health.
VMED Group sponsored protective equipment for key medical facilities (K Hospital, No. 3 Hai Duong Field Hospital), donated 40,000 A.D syringes with 0.5ml 25G needles to the Preventive COVID-19 Vaccine Fund and some crucial hospitals in HCMC – 2021.
VMED Group actively energizes the “white shirt soldiers” with protective equipment (masks, medical gloves, protective gear) that is promptly sent to many hospitals across the country with a total value of over VND 100 million.
Along with other meaningful activities, fulfilling the mission of those working in the medical field – “For a healthier and happier community”, this VMED Group’s journey will continue and spread more and more love.