[INCHAM] – Virtual Handover Ceremony of an ECMO Machine to Tropical Diseases Hospital, HCMC
Date: Aug. 20, 2021
As we all know that since April 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic situation in Vietnam has become really serious and during this 4th outbreak, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the community in Ho Chi Minh City drastically increased and now we do hear about loss of lives.
In this difficult time our whole team of incham including Vice Chairman, BoG’s, office staff, the members to incham & the Indian community in south of Vietnam under the guidance of our Consul General Mr. Madan Mohan Sethi, have contributed in best of their ability to achieve this task of collecting VND 3.5 Bn for ECMO machine as a team.
Mr. Vaibhav Bhanchawat – Executive Vice President & Business Head, Marico SEA feels truly honored to have played a role in this initiative to support Vietnamese authorities and community in our fight against COVID. I believe this small step will help make a difference to some lives.
We would also like to mention the great contribution of, Tata Coffee- Mr. Raghu Narayanam, Harris Freeman VN Co. Ltd- Mr. Prasanna Kumaraiah, some other Indian associations as Ganeshotasv Committee, Onam Saigon Committee, Saigon Durgotsav Committee & Ho Chi Minh City Tamil Sangam.
incham has not only extended support for this ECMO machine but has also offered cash donations of 200 million VND & 2.5 tonnes of rice to Fatherland front.
Our incham members have also made committees at wards and district levels to join hands with local volunteers and support them with supplies of basic needs, like medicines, food & vegetables, hand sanitizers, masks, PPE kits and some beddings also. Especially in Dist-2, Dist-7 & Binh Thanh District.
We are committed to help the country that has given us employment & opportunity to earn the living and it’s our duty to pay back and take care of people in need in this difficult time. We pray that this crisis will be over very soon.