Huawei Myanmar donates smartphones to Yangon COVID-19 Committee

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Dr Zaw Wai Soe (centre right) presents certificate of honour to CEO of Huawei Myanmar Mr. Ding Zhaoyi on 31 October 2020. Photo: Phoe Khwar

Huawei Myanmar donated a total of 100 Huawei Y5P smartphones worth K11.9 million in contribution towards Yangon Region COVID-19 Protection, Control and Treatment Coordination Committee to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar.
Dr Zaw Wai Soe, Vice-Chairman of Yangon Region COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment Coordination Committee, said, “Huawei’s contribution of mobile devices is very helpful for us regarding the communication part and data record system, which are the important functions in controlling COVID-19. Now, we, healthcare specialists can perform the operation faster, especially in sharing information between positive areas, negative areas and clean areas via mobile devices – even reaching out to headquarters, quarantine centres and hospitals.”
Mr Ding Zhaoyi, CEO of Huawei Myanmar, said, “Connectivity is one of the key components in fighting the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar. We hope this contribution will ease the whole procedure from on- ground infected areas to hospitals or quarantine centres as in the progress of quarantine. We are happy that we could be able to help the government, and at the same time, looking after the local community.”
Huawei Myanmar also donated technological services in Artificial Intelligence (AI), videoconferencing and smart- phones to Myanmar in July and N95 masks, hand sanitizers and three-layer masks to Mandalay Region Government a few months ago.— GNLM

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