Assistance from Siemens Healthineers to Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital in response to COVID-19
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam | 2020-04-22
The hand-over ceremony held on Monday, April 20 marked the attendance of Dr. Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Director of Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital, , Nguyen Quoc Thinh, Head of Laboratory Diagnostics & Ultrasound, Siemens Healthineers, Vietnam and other representatives of both parties.
Head of Laboratory Diagnostics & Ultrasound, Siemens Healthineers, Vietnam Nguyen Quoc Thinh hands over the ACUSON S3000 Ultrasound System to Director of Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital Dr. Nguyen Van Vinh Chau on April 20, 2020
“The coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic continues to spread rapidly, confronting healthcare professionals around the world with unprecedented clinical and operational challenges. Siemens Healthineers is aware of the urgency and complexity of the current situation in Vietnam and is privileged to support Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital that is playing a significant important role in diagnosing and providing treatment to the COVID-19 affected patients”, mentioned Pedro Vilaca, Country Head, Siemens Healthineers, Vietnam
To contain, manage and also reduce occurrences of outbreaks, hospitals need sufficient and suitable medical resources, especially high quality and efficient diagnostics equipment. As hospital’s trusted partner, Siemens Healthineers is pleased to join hands with Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital to fight against this pandemic by donating the ACUSON S3000 Ultrasound System to hospital.
“With the ACUSON S3000, we believe our advanced ultrasound system will help improve the efficiency and accuracy of cases examined and help your medical professionals deliver the best possible and timely care to the patients, while reducing the workload on the staff.” said Nguyen Quoc Thinh, Country Head Laboratory Diagnostics & Ultrasound of Siemens Healthineers Vietnam.
Director of Ho Chi Minh Tropical Diseases Hospital Dr Nguyen Van Vinh Chau expressed thanks to Siemens Healthineers for the support, which he said is a great source of encouragement for hospital to overcome the current difficult time.
Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available at www.siemens-healthineers.com.
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