The masks was produced in and imported from the U.S., meeting the standards set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

At the handover ceremony

Speaking at the handover ceremony, Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan thanked the bank for its assistance, considering it a great source of encouragement for doctors and medical staff serving pandemic prevention and control.

He said about 17,000 health workers have to date been sent to Ho Chi Minh City and southern localities to support them in the COVID-19 combat.

Tran Minh Dat, deputy general director of the bank, hoped that the masks will be helpful to and encourage the force in the nation’s fight against the pandemic.

Source: VNA