What do Vietnamese billionaires fund for COVID-19 prevention?

Tram Ho

More than 3 months after the COVID-19 epidemic struck, Vietnam’s economy was devastated. GDP in the first quarter only increased by 3.8% over the same period, exports fell, businesses faced the risk of stagnation and stagnation of production and business.

However, despite the billions of dollars in damage, Vietnamese billionaires still make efforts to contribute trillions of dong to the whole country against the COVID-19 epidemic.

Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong

After supporting VND 5 billion for COVID-19 epidemic prevention (on March 15), on March 25, through the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, VinGroup continued to address sponsoring a package of medical equipment, machinery and chemicals for testing Sars-CoV-2 virus worth VND 100 billion.

This VND 100 billion financing package includes 100 advanced and non-invasive ventilators for use, 800 COVID-19 test kits from Korea, 200,000 COVID-19 tests from Korea, etc.

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Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong

Earlier, right from February, the Innovation Fund (VINIF), Big Data Research Institute – VINBDI (under VinGroup) signed the sponsorship of three research projects to respond quickly to Covid-19.

The three recipients were Vaccines and Biologicals No. 1 Company Limited (Vabiotech), Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, and Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.

All funding will be used by units to research, manufacture and test vaccines, identify epidemiological and viral characteristics of acute respiratory tract infection COVID-19, and build a model to estimate the situation. epidemics, predict the potential for transmission, identify necessary responses and give appropriate warnings.

In addition to financing medical equipment for the prevention of epidemics, VinGroup also activates many other programs and plans to support difficulties for partners and customers this season.

Accordingly, at the beginning of March, Vincom Retail JSC announced to spend VND 300 billion to support commercial center leasing partners throughout the system.

Notably, recently billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong – Chairman of Vingroup has decided to pay 100% of the two-way cost of Vietnam Airlines flight to bring citizens of your country back to the country while welcoming Vietnamese people in Ukraine. incense.

Billionaire Trinh Van Quyet

On February 20, FLC Group presented VND 5 billion in cash to support the Ministry of Health in the prevention of acute respiratory infections caused by corona virus (Covid-19).

The entire support fund will be allocated appropriately to synchronously implement measures to control and prevent acute respiratory infections to proactively respond to possible situations.

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Billionaire Trinh Van Quyet

In addition to the support of 5 billion in cash for the prevention of epidemics of the Ministry of Health, many synchronous solutions are also actively implemented by FLC throughout the system to join hands with the community in this special time.

In the field of aviation, Bamboo Airways is offering special support policies for partners wishing to transport medical supplies and equipment for humanitarian purposes on domestic flights, through forms of goods priority and support for freight rates.

The airline also implements many measures to prevent epidemics and protect the health of all passengers, crew in particular and the community in general, such as allocating medical masks for prevention departments and direct contact departments. customers and airport terminals, arrange disinfectant solution quickly at all departure gates to serve passengers, adjust service standards to improve disease control and prevention ….

Billionaire Tran Dinh Long

On the morning of March 16, Hoa Phat Group donated VND 5 billion in cash to the Fund of the Ministry of Health and the Central Tropical Hospital. In particular, Hoa Phat transferred VND 2 billion to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases (establishment 1) and VND 3 billion to the Covid-19 Disease Prevention Fund, which was received and managed by the Ministry of Health.

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Billionaire Tran Dinh Long

At the same time, Hoa Phat Group also strictly followed the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and drastically implemented many measures to prevent epidemics right after the Lunar New Year.

That is all the member companies strictly follow the masks, disinfect hand washing and disinfecting spray at work regularly, limiting unnecessary meetings.

Foreign experts working in the factories and projects of the Group must work a full 14-day isolation to ensure that it does not affect the general health of Hoa Phat staff and employees as well as the surrounding community. around.

Billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao

On March 17, HDBank of female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao donated VND 10 billion through the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front.

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Billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao

Earlier, right after the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued Document No. 541 / NHNN-TD on the implementation of measures to support the recovery of damage caused by the Covid-19 epidemic, HDBank has actively implemented practical preferential policies for customers, supporting to overcome the terrible effects of Covid 19.

Specifically, for small and medium enterprises, HDBank spends 5,000 billion VND in preferential financing, with preferential interest rates of only 6.5% / year; spend 3,000 billion VND to sponsor enterprises operating in the field of supplying pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and supplies: in order to meet the needs and stabilize the product market (exemption and reduction of international payment fees, transaction fees domestic payment accounts, issuance fee of all types from 50% -100%; lending for working capital supplement, guarantee, issuance of guarantee L / C; Preferential interest rate …).

The bank also dedicates a 1,000 billion VND credit package to Loc Troi agricultural chain to ensure rice production and supply for the whole country and also helps businesses and business households facing difficulties due to saline intrusion in the Delta. Mekong River. Along with that are packages of preferential interest rates from 2-4.5% for customers affected by Covid-19 epidemic throughout the country.

Mr. Johnathan Hanh Nguyen – Chairman of Lien Pacific Corporation

At the Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front Committee on the morning of March 20, businessman Johnathan Hanh Nguyen and many artists donated money and artifacts to support the anti-Covid-19 epidemic. Entrepreneur Johnathan Hanh Nguyen announced that he would support VND 30 billion.

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Mr. Johnathan Hanh Nguyen and his wife

In particular, he said 5 billion to help people in the West, the remaining 25 billion was converted into equipment to join hands with the Government to fight epidemics.

Earlier, the representative of Ms. Le Hong Thuy Tien confirmed that the family has donated more than 6 billion VND to support the installation of the negative pressure machine applied in the treatment of Covid-19 after the daughter of Tien Nguyen divided. will be negative for the first test. Accordingly, the above amount of VND 30 billion announced by Mr. Hanh Nguyen does not include this VND 6.2 billion.

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Source : Genk