UOB (Thai) donates 1,000 protective coveralls to help healthcare workers at Rajavidhi Hospital caring for COVID-19 patients

General Press Releases Friday March 27, 2020 11:06
Bangkok--27 Mar--UOB (Thai)

UOB (Thai) has donated 1,000 protective coveralls to the Rajavithi Hospital, one of Thailand’s main Government hospitals and which has been receiving an increasing number of COVID-19 patients. The Bank’s donation will help keep healthcare workers safe as they work tirelessly to save the lives of those who been hospitalised due to COVID-19.

In Thailand, the growing number of people
who have tested positive with the virus includes medical
professionals, reinforcing the urgent need for more
personal protective equipment such as coveralls to be given
to those battling on the frontline of this health emergency.
Mr. Tan Choon Hin, CEO and
President of UOB (Thai), said, “Over
the past few months, we have implemented a number of precautionary
measures to protect the well-being of our customers,
colleagues and the communities in which we operate. Our
thoughts are also with those in the frontline, including healthcare workers,
who have been selfless in their efforts to provide critical care to others. Through
our donation, we hope to help meet the demand for personal
protective equipment which is critical to the safety of medical professionals
and to lend our support in containing the
spread of the virus.”
UOB (Thai)’s
donation is part of its
commitment to Thailand and to support the nation’s
collective efforts to combat the virus outbreak.   The
Bank earlier
announced relief measures for corporate clients, particularly small- and
medium-sized enterprises, and retail customers to overcome their
temporary cash flow difficulties. It is
also offering
complimentary income and life insurance coverage for customers who contract the
virus.
Photos caption:

(from left) Executives   from UOB (Thai) – Mr.Tan Choon Hin, CEO and President, Mr Sanchai Apisaksirikul, Managing   Director and Country Head of Finance and Corporate Real Estate Services, and Ms Sasiwimol Arayawattanapong, Executive Director and Country Head of Human Resources, represent the Bank to donate protective   coveralls to the healthcare workers at the Rajavithi Hospital.


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