Health Ministry receives medical supply donation hinh anh 1At the event (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Health Ministry on April 7 received medical supplies for SARS-CoV-2 testing worth 1 million USD from real estate group CapitaLand.

The supplies include chemicals and the Vietnam-made LightPower iVASARS-CoV-2 1stRT-rPCR PLUS KIT (VA.A02-055G) test kits.

Speaking at the hand-over ceremony in Hanoi, Patrick Liau, General Director at CapitaLand, said the company hopes that the aid will give the Vietnamese Government more resources in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.  

CapitaLand, one of the biggest real estate developers in Asia, has been invested in Vietnam for over 25 years. The company, along with its CapitaLand Hope Foundation, has engaged in supporting disadvantaged children in Vietnam for years. 

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long thanked the company for standing side by side with the Vietnamese Health Ministry in the anti-COVID-19 fight, saying that the gift is an encouragement for the health sector./.