- Tram Ho
Responding to the Prime Minister’s call on the application of technology to the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic, Vingroup successfully negotiated with Breathonix Company (Singapore), a manufacturer of Covid-19 testing machines. through the world’s first breathing tube (bellow) – to bring this device to Vietnam from now until the end of August 2021.
Vingroup donated 30 breathing Covid-19 testing machines and 2 million test samples, totaling more than 460 billion VND
Accordingly, Vingroup will sign a contract to buy the device “BreFence Go COVID-19 Breath Test System” and give it to the Ministry of Health with a total value of more than 460 billion VND (equivalent to 20 million USD).
Specifically, including: 30 breathing Covid-19 testing machines and consumables for 2 million test samples.
The method of testing for Covid-19 through breathing has special advantages that are fast, high accuracy and no need to poke the nose and throat. The testee only needs to blow into the mouth of the disposable one-way valve connected to the breath sampler. Exhaled breaths are collected and put into an advanced mass spectrometer for measurement.
A proprietary software algorithm analyzes the biomarkers and produces results in less than a minute, with more than 90% accuracy.
According to the developers, this test uses artificial intelligence technology, which detects biochemical changes in the breath to detect COVID-19. This test device has been licensed by the Health Sciences Authority of Singapore (HSA).
Thus, so far, Vingroup has sponsored the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic with a total value of more than 2,287 billion VND, typically:
Awarded to the Ministry of Health 4 million doses of vaccine worth nearly 500 billion VND; support 10 billion to buy vaccines through Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee, emergency support for two provinces of Bac Giang and Bac Ninh with medical equipment (400 field hospital beds, 100 VFS 410 ventilators, 19,000 quick tests for covid 19, 3 modern ambulance, 1 portable x-ray machine) with a value of more than 30 billion VND; sponsored 20 billion VND to research and test the COVID-19 prevention vaccine “Made in Vietnam” COVIVAC for the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) under the Ministry of Health to produce and sponsor 3 projects research on rapid response to the COVID-19 epidemic; gratitude to frontline doctors in the fight against the epidemic, manufacturing and donating thousands of ventilators to the Ministry of Health and other countries…
Vingroup is currently one of the pioneering enterprises in sponsoring activities for epidemic prevention and control in Vietnam.
Source : Genk