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KWIH Donates COVID Test Kits and Provides Accommodation to Tung Wah Group of Hospitals to Support the Healthcare Sector

24 Feb 2022

(Hong Kong – [23] February 2022) - In the midst of rapid spread of COVID-19 pandemic, K. Wah International Holdings Limited ("KWIH" or the "Group") (Stock code: 00173)  announces the donation of Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits to Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) through the “KWIH Anti-Epidemic Fund”, for frontline staff and service users including elderly and families in need, aiming to alleviate the testing pressure on the healthcare system; also the provision of accommodation for frontline healthcare workers and caretakers, enabling them quality rest during this critical period in combating the fifth wave.

Dr Lui Che-woo, Chairman of KWIH, said, “We would like to express our heartfelt appreciatiation to our healthcare professional and caretakers for their selfless devotion and contribution to safeguarding the wellbeing of Hong Kong people. Adhering to the motto of ‘giving back to the society’, KWIH spares no effort in fulfilling its social responsibilities. In view of the severity and rapid spread of COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to contributing to the urgent needs of Hong Kong people. We will at our best work with and support the pandemic prevention work of the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Central Government to contain the pandemic together. We believe that with all in the society being united and supporting and helping each other, Hong Kong will triumph over the pandemic and resume normality in no time.”

KWIH has been supporting the anti-epidemic measures in Hong Kong and the Mainland since the outbreak of COVID-19, including the setup of surgical mask production cleanroomthrough the fund of “KWIH Anti-Epidemic Fund” to stabilise the mask supply of social welfare sector.  KWIH also provided vaccination subsidies to the underprivileged people for the pre-vaccination medical  check-up last year.