Zuellig Pharma Vietnam Company has confirmed its business motto connecting business operations with corporate social responsibility through activities after 11 years of coordinating the Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Fund.
Mr. Robert Kruit, Chief Executive of Zuellig Pharma Vietnam and Mr. Nguyen Duc Khanh, Communications and Compliance Manager said that the company was ready to attend the upcoming session of Management Board of the Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Fund in March 2014.
Since 2003, Zuellig Pharma has been with SGGP newspaper, the University of Medicine Pham Ngoc Thach building and developing Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Fund.
Zuellig Pharma contributed VND 480 million since 2008 for six consecutive years. The company contributed VND 50 million per year since the 12th annual Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship (2010).
The Total contribution to the fund currently reaches VND 730 million.
“We are proud to contribute to society in such a structural and long-term manner, and realize that the benefits of this contribution are two-fold. Firstly it contributes to the education and the future potential of the students and secondly, it results in improved health outcomes for many Vietnamese that are subsequently treated by the students once they graduate. We are proud to accompany Vietnamese students,” said Mr. Robert Kruit.
Zuellig Pharma Vietnam also recently donated over 6 million tablets of Aquatab, worth more than VND 1 billion to help people in the flooded areas in Central provinces. These Aquatabs are able to treat more than 60 million liters of water without boiling.
In 2007, Zuellig Pharma donated VND 200 million to the Charitable Arms Fund (established by the Ministry of Health) to help impoverished patients. In 2008, when the outbreak of avian influenza in Vietnam returned, Zuellig Pharma donated 300 boxes of Tamiflu vaccinations fighting H5N1 and H1N1viruses, worth VND 120 million.
In early 2009, Zuellig Pharma donated 2.6 million tablets of Aquatabs to Department of Viet Nam Medical Prevention and Environment, worth VND 1.3 billion, to help prevent cholera epidemic in areas where water supplies were contaminated.
Zuellig Pharma donated 30,000 tablets of Aquatabs to people after the devastating floods in Bac Kan, Ha Giang and Lai Chau in July 2009.
Zuellig Pharma also joined other humanitarian missions such as Fun Run by the British Business Association in Vietnam - British Business Group Vietnam ( BBGV ) since 2000 and Terry Fox Run for Hanoi children with the participation of almost 1,000 runners including staff and relatives.