Leon Wang, Executive Vice President, International and China President of AstraZeneca, said, “Facing the severe pneumonia epidemic, AstraZeneca responded quickly and shouldered our own responsibility by continuously supporting the epidemic prevention and control. As a leading multinational pharmaceutical company, we have done everything we can to coordinate resources globally and take practical action to provide full assistance to medical staff and patients at the frontline. In this fight against the epidemic, AstraZeneca has the responsibility to work with China to overcome difficulties. ”
AstraZeneca donated medicines worthy of over RMB 5.5 million to Wuhan 10th February 2020
February 2nd, 2020, Shanghai, China – AstraZeneca China announced today that it has additionally donated medicines worthy of over RMB 5.5 million to Wuhan to provide a new round of help for medical staff and patients at the frontline of fighting the pneumonia epidemic Wuhan, Hubei. It is reported that this batch of supplies will be donated to Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital and Leishenshan Hospital through Chinese Red Cross Foundation to provide protection for local patients.
Since the outbreak of the pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, AstraZeneca has donated RMB 1 million to Chinese Red Cross Foundation in the first instance to support the local pneumonia epidemic prevention and control, and it has also donated 15,000 medical masks to 15 hospitals in Wuhan to provide protection for frontline medical staff.
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