On February 1, the Swiss-backed Roche Pharma Vietnam, in collaboration with the Bright Future Fund (BFF), organised a heart-warming programme for cancer children at K Hospital on the auspicious occasion of Lunar New Year.
The corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative aims to bring smiles and happiness to children battling cancer at K Hospital, Ho Chi Minh Oncology Hospital, and Hue Central Hospital.
The event for paediatric cancer patients was held on the same day as the year-end lunch and a love bus trip for poor patients, and was hosted by K Hospital.
It was attended by Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan, director of K Hospital Le Van Quang, and representatives from K Hospital, the BFF, Roche Pharma Vietnam, and patients.
Lennor Carrillo, general director of Roche Pharma Vietnam said, “For over thirty years in Vietnam, we have had the esteemed honour of partnering with the BFF on a variety of significant projects that have made a real difference for patients and the community. Their commitment to aiding disadvantaged children resonates deeply with our own goal to enhance healthcare results.”
|The CSR Fund was provided by donations from Roche employees through the Roche Children's Walk fund.
“As the new year draws near, it feels particularly meaningful to once again join forces with the BFF to support young cancer fighters. We aspire to bring joy and hope to these young warriors and their loved ones through our humble gestures of goodwill,” Carrillo continued.
The CSR fund was provided by donations from Roche employees through the Roche Children's Walk fund.
The Roche Children's Walk is the company’s largest annual employee engagement and philanthropic event. In 2023, Roche celebrated its 20th anniversary by organising multiple employee-driven projects that raised funds for underprivileged children both globally and in Vietnam.
Roche's CSR drive not only reflects the company's dedication to improving healthcare outcomes but also highlights its commitment to giving back to the community. By organising such initiatives regularly, Roche aims to create a lasting positive impact on society.
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