HCM City friendship organisations supporting schools in combatting COVID-19 hinh anh 1At the hand-over ceremony (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) -
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) has partnered with foreign non-government organisations and businesses to donate medical supplies to certain schools across the city to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to HUFO Vice President Tran Hoang Khanh Van.

The union presented 5,000 face masks, 400 bottles of hand sanitiser, and 100 litres of antiseptic solution to Binh Khanh Primary School in Can Gio district on May 13.

It earlier worked with the Vietnam-India Friendship Association of HCM City and the Association of Indian Businesses in Vietnam to present 5,000 face masks and 500 bottles of hand sanitiser to Cao Bat Quat Primary School in Phu Nhuan district.

HUFO has also presented medical supplies and essential goods to health facilities and people affected by COVID-19 as well as to certain Consulates General in the city.

Most recently, at the Japan Consulate General, HUFO President Vuong Duc Hoang Quan presented 7,100 face masks, 100 sets of medical protective gear, and 100 litres of antiseptic solution to schools teaching Japanese children in the city./.