HJ Medical Foundation Delivers Medicines to Sao Tome in Africa with the Spirit of Ubuntu KIMA logo  HJ Magnolia Global Medical Foundation has announced that it held an online medicine delivery ceremony to commemorate a donation of pharmaceuticals to Sao Tome and Principe in Africa as part of the 2022 Gyeonggi-do Global Sharing Medicine and Medical Supplies Support Program. The online medicine delivery ceremony took place in a seminar room of the HJ Medical Foundation in Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Province with government officials, including Filomena DALVA, the Health Minister of Sao Tome, as well as HJ Medical Foundation Chairman Kim Sang-gyun and HJ International Hospital Director Lee Jin-woo in attendance. During the ceremony, Kim Sang-gyun said, “As the world wakes up from the nightmare of COVID-19, it brings me great pleasure to be able to help Sao Tome once again. ‘Ubuntu,’ a Bantu term in Africa, means ‘I am because we are.’ Through this donation that embodies the spirit of Ubuntu, I hope the people of Sao Tome will always stay healthy.”Sao Tome and Principe, an island country that is half the size of Jeju, relies on imports for all its medicines. A wider variety of medicines were donated to Sao Tome and Principe this year compared to last year, based on local needs determined through the 2022 Gyeonggi-do Global Sharing Medicine Program organized by the HJ Medical Foundation, Ilhwa Co., Ltd., and AEWON: Volunteer Organization and sponsored by Gyeonggo-do Province. The donated medicines consisted of 39 items including oral drugs such as antipyretic analgesics and antibiotics and external prescription drugs such as antibacterial ointments and ointments for burns. The HJ Medical Foundation, which began providing aid to Sao Tome through medical volunteer work in 2019, donated 300 kg of 15 ethical drugs to Sao Tome amid the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Officials from the Ministry of Health of Sao Tome and Principe attended the delivery ceremony, and the arrival of the medications was covered by a state broadcaster.  +82-43-713-8991,8992,8993 kimakorea@khidi.or.kr

HJ Medical Foundation Delivers Medicines to Sao Tome in Africa with the Spirit of Ubuntu

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HJ Medical Foundation Delivers Medicines to Sao Tome in Africa with the Spirit of Ubuntu

November 3,2022

 


HJ Magnolia Global Medical Foundation has announced that it held an online medicine delivery ceremony to commemorate a donation of pharmaceuticals to Sao Tome and Principe in Africa as part of the 2022 Gyeonggi-do Global Sharing Medicine and Medical Supplies Support Program. 


The online medicine delivery ceremony took place in a seminar room of the HJ Medical Foundation in Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Province with government officials, including Filomena DALVA, the Health Minister of Sao Tome, as well as HJ Medical Foundation Chairman Kim Sang-gyun and HJ International Hospital Director Lee Jin-woo in attendance. 


During the ceremony, Kim Sang-gyun said, “As the world wakes up from the nightmare of COVID-19, it brings me great pleasure to be able to help Sao Tome once again. ‘Ubuntu,’ a Bantu term in Africa, means ‘I am because we are.’ Through this donation that embodies the spirit of Ubuntu, I hope the people of Sao Tome will always stay healthy.”


Sao Tome and Principe, an island country that is half the size of Jeju, relies on imports for all its medicines. A wider variety of medicines were donated to Sao Tome and Principe this year compared to last year, based on local needs determined through the 2022 Gyeonggi-do Global Sharing Medicine Program organized by the HJ Medical Foundation, Ilhwa Co., Ltd., and AEWON: Volunteer Organization and sponsored by Gyeonggo-do Province. 


The donated medicines consisted of 39 items including oral drugs such as antipyretic analgesics and antibiotics and external prescription drugs such as antibacterial ointments and ointments for burns. 


The HJ Medical Foundation, which began providing aid to Sao Tome through medical volunteer work in 2019, donated 300 kg of 15 ethical drugs to Sao Tome amid the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Officials from the Ministry of Health of Sao Tome and Principe attended the delivery ceremony, and the arrival of the medications was covered by a state broadcaster. 


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