ABB supports poor patients at the Vietnam National Hospital for Pediatrics

2017-02-08 - ABB continued its Charitable Program at the Vietnam National Hospital (NHP) for Pediatrics. During the program, ABB has approached patients with limited finance resources and supported payment of medical expenses since early November 2016. This is the second time the program has been taken place at the NHP with support of the hospital’s Social Affairs department.

While the medical expense support will be ongoing until the end of February 2017, ABB Social Day was hosted by the Company on January 19th 2017 aiming at bringing a little warm pleasure to patients and their families on the Lunar New Year occasion with the engagement of many ABB staff. At the event, ABB specially presented more than one hundred Tet gifts and 500 meal coupons to patients. At the same time, understanding the lack of equipment on daily operation of the Intensive External Medicines Department, ABB also supported two electrical injectors to the department. On behalf of NHP, Mr. Trinh Ngoc Hai - Head of hospital’s Social Affairs Department highly appreciated ABB support. He commented that ABB’s support has been very meaningful, helping to facilitate the treatment process while giving the patient and their families strong encouragement and care.

Participating the Social Day, Mr. William Ng, CFO of ABB at the South East Asia region shared “to become a good company, other than generating profit for the shareholders, it is more essential to show the corporate responsibility to the local community”.

Besides annual charitable program, ABB also awards JDF scholarships to outstanding engineering students with financial difficulties every year. Apart from the Training Center established at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology since 2010, ABB’s recent investments in leading engineering universities of Vietnam have brought very practical real-life work processes and experiences into learning environments. “ABB in Vietnam has a 24-year history of community engagement, we are proud to be contributing to the society here” Mr. William Ng added.

ABB in Vietnam (www.abb.com.vn) is part of ABB Group (www.abb.com), a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers in roughly 100 countries. With more than four decades at the forefront of digital technologies, ABB Group is a leader in digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems with an installed base of more than 70,000 control systems connecting 70 million devices.

Visiting and offering patients of NHP gifts

ABB team in ABB Social Day

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