AYA SOMPO to donate K 500 mln for frontline health care workers


A meeting between Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe, and officials from the AYA SOMPO Insurance Company was held at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
At the meeting, U Myo Min Thu and officials from AYA SOMPO Insurance said they, in cooperation with AYA Foundation, wanted to donate K 500 million for the Ministry of Health and Sports’ frontline health care workers, who are taking measures for prevention, control and treatment of Covid-19.
The donation is intented to assist the health care workers who are battling on the front lines of prevention, control and treatment of Covid-19, said the officials.
The AYA SOMPO Insurance also donated K 100 million worth of medicines and medical equipment including ventilators, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye also expressed thanks for the donations, saying that the donation is very helpful for the health workers who are working on the front line of prevention, control and treatment of Covid-19. Officials from the ministry and donors will discuss details of the donation soon.
The meeting was also attended by Dr Soe Oo, Director-General of the Public Health and Medical Services, Permanent Secretary U Sein Win, Deputy Director-General (Planning and Finance) Daw Aye Aye Sein, Deputy Director-General (Infectious Diseases) Dr Tun Tin, Director-General Dr Nyan Win Myint, and officials from the Ministry of Health and Sports, and the AYA SOMPO Insurance Company’s Manager Dr So Pyay Aung Win and officials. —MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)


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