Singaporean Businessman Donates MRI Scanner to Da Nang Hospital
The Da Nang Hospital recently held a ceremony to receive the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner 1.5 Tesla donated by the Singaporean businessman, Mr. Harold Chan Soo York.  The device is worth 33 billion VND.  In attendance were Chairman Huynh Duc Tho and Vice Chairman Dang Viet Dung of the Da Nang People’s Committee.


The businessman said he will continue to work with the Da Nang Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin to call on the Phillips Company to sponsor an amount of 150,000 EUR for the purchase of medical equipment serving the treatment of AO/dioxin victims.


Mr. Tran Ngoc Thach, Vice Director of the Da Nang Department of Health cum Director of the Da Nang Hospital said that the MRI scanner donated by Mr. Harold Chan Soo York and the counterpart funding of the city would support the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the victims of AO/dioxin, the orphans, people from disadvantaged background as well as other patients of the city.  


On this occasion, Chairman Huynh Duc Tho presented a certificate of merit to the businessman in recognition of his support for the city’s AO/dioxin victims.


Cong Tam