Representatives of the Ministry of Health receives 88,000 medical face masks in Hà Nội. — Photo courtesy of Nestlé Việt Nam
HÀ NỘI — Nestlé Việt Nam has donated 88,000 medical face masks to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to assist he fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Việt Nam.
The masks, worth VNĐ1.4 billion (more than US$60,000), have been delivered to medical personnel in Hà Nội, HCM City and the provinces of Đồng Nai, Hưng Yên and Đắk Lắk as well as the General Department of Preventive Medicine.
Director of Nestlé's Bông Sen Factory Pierre Morin congratulated the Vietnamese Government and the Ministry of Health for their effective preventive measures in the COVID-19 fight, and at the same time appreciated the tireless efforts of Vietnamese medical staff.
Reportedly, the firm has actively joined efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in Việt Nam. It has donated nutritional products and VNĐ12 billion in cash to support forces directly involved in COVID-19 prevention and control.
Also, the firm supported 22,000 business counterparts across the country with products worth nearly $1 million to help them overcome the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. — VNS