HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LOTTE Vietnam Shopping Joint Stock Company donated 30,000 medical masks of Choice L brand to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City to help reverse the Covid-19 epidemic.
Given the complicated situation of Covid-19, the demand of medial masks has rapidly increased, leading to scarcity among hospitals and clinics. Furthermore, doctors, who are at the frontline monitoring, quarantining, diagnosing and treating Covid-19 infected patients, will need medical masks more than ever.
Aware of the imperative, LOTTE Mart, together with the Department of Industry and Trade, and the Department of Health joined forces to donate 30,000 medical masks to support the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the unpredictably perilous situation of the Covid-19 epidemic. Recently, the hospital has successfully cured Corona infection for a Vietnamese American patient with a history of many dangerous underlying diseases.
"We express our deep gratitude to all the doctors and medical staff. Especially, the Hospital for Tropical Diseases has always been a frontline volunteer in the battle against Covid-19. LOTTE Mart Vietnam hopes this small action can support the hospital during the tough period," said Mr. Kang Min Ho, General Director of LOTTE Mart Vietnam, at the ceremony.
Mr. Kang Min Ho, General Director of LOTTE Mart Vietnam, donates medical masks to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City.
"2020 will mark LOTTE Mart’s corporate social responsibility as part of sustainable development. Following the highly successful series of environmental activities of 2019, the latter stage will see its contributions to education, healthcare, charity and recycling to protect the environment. We are proud to accompany the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the prevention of Covid-19 and will certainly make practical contributions in the near future to help spreading positive values to the community," said the LOTTE Mart representative.
Currently, 14 LOTTE Mart stores are being ensured the highest hygiene level. All employees are equipped with medical masks and dry hand sanitizers located in many places of the supermarket. Communication has been timely rolled out to provide adequate information on prevention of Covid-19, contributing to protecting the health of customers, helping them can be reassured to shop and prevent the Covid-19 spread in the community.
LOTTE Vietnam Shopping Joint Stock Company (LOTTE Mart supermarket) is a subsidiary of LOTTE Group of Korea. Present in Vietnam since 2008 with the launch of Lotte Mart in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, the business is considered as one of the first foreign retailers in Vietnam and has been growing successfully. LOTTE Mart now brings modern and convenient shopping experiences to customers in 14 shopping centers and supermarkets, covering major cities across the country such as Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Binh Duong and Vung Tau, Can Tho, Binh Thuan, Da Nang, Hanoi and Khanh Hoa along with online shopping channel Speed L.
Additionally, LOTTE Mart is also one of the modern retailers who always pay attention to corporate social responsibility. The series of activities under the "LOTTE Love Human" project, including educational, healthcare, charitable activities and environmental recycling activities, will mark LOTTE Mart’s contribution to a green, clean and beautiful Vietnam in 2020.
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