MFF president contributes US$1 mln to combat pandemic

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MFF president U Zaw Zaw (Right) supervising to complete full-facility healthcare infrastructure in Yangon in time. Photo: Ayeyarwady Foundation

The Ayeyarwady Foundation through the foundation chairman U Zaw Zaw, who is also the president of the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) donated US$1 million for the upcoming COVID-19 prevention and combatting processes, according to the foundation.
The cash donation will be used to build temporary treatment centre which will be next to the National Football Academyin Yangon.
The centre can accommodate up to 416 COVID patients and will be managed by the Ministry of Health and Sports. The centre will be fully air-conditioned and the Ayeyawady foundation will donate all the fund required for the whole infrastructure, logistics, and supplies.
“We will accommodate patients at this new centre, starting from Sunday (20 September 2020). The pandemic has changed a lot of things within months as it is an unexpected crisis for all of us,” said U Zaw Zaw, MFF president and Ayeyarwady Foundation chairman.
The second wave of the pandemic make sour country to reach in a difficult time. It is a massive challenge for us. I have decided to help my country with all-out effort as a person in football and also a person in social activities,” the MFF president added.
The foundation Chairman U Zaw Zaw has been closely supervising the setting up of 416-bed temporary treatment centre to be completed in time.
Healthcare services will be provided by a team of 100 members which includes healthcare professionals, pharmacists, and volunteers, according to the Ayeyarwady Foundation. —Lynn Thit (Tgi)

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