Vietnam will have an additional 2,000 ventilators to help treat Covid-19 patients
Van Lang University and Van Thinh Phat Group have pledged to sponsor 2,000 ventilators for use in the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
On April 1, information from Van Lang University and Van Thinh Phat Group said that in response to the call of the people to support the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic, these two units pledged to sponsor 2,000 ventilators to use. Used in the treatment of patients infected with corona virus. It is known that these machines account for nearly 50% of the total number of ventilators currently available in Vietnam.
Specifically, according to the leader of Van Lang University, in recent years, the Business Association of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City has actively worked with sponsors who are large enterprises and corporations of Vietnam. Thereby, District 1 Business Association learned that Metran Joint Stock Company (Metran Co., Ltd) is one of the leading companies specializing in manufacturing respirators and ventilators in Japan.
Through the exchange, Van Thinh Phat Group and Van Lang University want to sponsor the entire budget to equip 2,000 units of Humming Plus +, the latest ventilator designed to be especially suitable for Covid-19 treatment. to donate the Government to share the burden of anti-epidemic, so that the Government can have more resources and strengthen measures to prevent and treat diseases, ensure social security and ensure the health of the people.
The contract was signed and the sponsors paid 100% of the value of 2,000 breathing apparatus for Metran Japan. If approved and facilitated in terms of procedures, transportation, licensing and procedures related to production expansion of the Metran Plant in Binh Duong, Metran Company will deliver these 2,000 sets of breathing apparatus to Vietnam. within 2 months to meet current urgent needs (expected to be at the end of May, 2020).
The number of ventilators will be handed over in two big cities of Hanoi (1,000 units) and Ho Chi Minh City (1,000 units) to the receiving units according to the list designated by the Prime Minister.
Metran is a leading enterprise specializing in manufacturing breathing machines, ventilators, artificial respirators leading in Japan and the world. Metran Co., Ltd is headquartered in Japan and a factory in Binh Duong.
Mr. Kazufuku NITTA (Tran Ngoc Phuc), Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Metran is a Vietnamese native who was successful in Japan, honored as the “father” of the ventilator line, with the invention of the respiratory ventilator Hummingbird high frequency oscillator (HFO).
In November 2018, Mr. Tran Ngoc Phuc was awarded the Order of Sunrise by Emperor Akihito. In addition, he has received many awards from other ministries in Japan and the world.