Van Lang University co-sponsored the project of 2000 ventilators for Vietnam, joining hands to fight against Covid-19

From April 1, 2020, media outlets reported on a funding package of 2,000 ventilators for the Government of Vietnam, which is expected to be delivered around the end of May 2020. One of the two main sponsors for the project is Van Lang University.

The pandemic connects hearts for the community

vlu 2000 may tho bDr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang University and inventor Tran Ngoc Phuc - Chairman of Metran Co. Ltd (Japan) are the two main people promoting the project of 2,000 ventilators for Vietnam.

On March 31, 2020, the project was officially announced in the media, introducing the ventilator product line of inventor Tran Ngoc Phuc and two sponsors: Van Thinh Phat Company and  Van Lang University. Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang University, also Chairman of the Business Association of District 1 - Ho Chi Minh City is the one connecting the 2 parties.

Vietnamese-born scientist Tran Ngoc Phuc – Chairman of Metran Co. Ltd (Japan) is the first person in Japan to successfully invent a high-frequency artificial respiration machine (ventilator).

vlu 2000 may tho aEmperor Akihito visits the Metran medical equipment manufacturing company owned by Mr. Tran Ngoc Phuc in Kawaguchi city, Saitama province, July 5, 2012. (Photo:

Humming Plus/ Eliciae MV20 – 2,000 ventilators ordered exclusively for Vietnam

Humming Plus/ Eliciae MV20 ventilator is a new product of Metran Co. Ltd, based on the performance of ventilators that are commonly used in medical work in Japan and many countries. The product was ordered exclusively for Vietnam in the project of 2,000 ventilators, meeting the requirements of treating the Covid-19 epidemic. 2,000 machines expected to be delivered will account for nearly 50% of the total number of ventilators in Vietnam.

To produce 2,000 Humming Plus/ Eliciae MV20 ventilators, Mr. Tran Ngoc Phuc said that he has to push production and assembly lines in both Japan and Vietnam with all available personnel. The project is trying its best to produce products with  highest quality standards and promptly deliver them to Vietnamese Government by the end of May 2020.

gs tran ngoc phuc vluScientist Tran Ngoc Phuc with a ventilator product of Metran Co. Ltd. (photo: internet)

Van Lang and its educational philosophy has had positive impacts and inspired the community

In 2020, Van Lang University continues to perfect its educational philosophy based on the University's core values ​​and towards positive values ​​for the community. Accordingly, one of the elements is to create positive, influential and inspiring impacts on the community. This philosophy will guide the actions of the school. That is also the reason why Van Lang University arranged and negotiated to buy 2,000 ventilators for the Government.

The 2,000 ventilators for Vietnam is not only a sponsorship activity, but also an inspiring project for the community, thanks to this campaign, many companies and corporations are now starting to sponsor and bring benefit to the society, the community. Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri is the person who directly works with partners, negotiates with inventor Tran Ngoc Phuc about many cooperation programs, and the 2000 ventilator project is just one of them…

vlu 2000 may tho dMr. Tran Ngoc Phuc visited Van Lang University and discussed with Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri – Chairman of VLU on the ventilator project.

With its mission, Van Lang University has a strategic cooperation agreement in many fields with projects with Metran Group in Japan, USA, Vietnam and around the world, through Van Lang HealthCare Company to transfer the technology of manufacturing ventilators and other Metran product lines to Indochina and countries around the world.

Currently, Van Thinh Phat Group and Van Lang University have signed a contract with Metran Co. Ltd. and pay 100% of the cost for producing 2000 ventilators. Van Lang University is also facing many difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, however, during the past 2 months, the school has flexibly switched to 100% online learning mode, which helps to maintain operation and actively contribute for the community, with the common goal of joining hands to fight against the epidemic, deserve to be a leading university in Vietnam.

Mai Yen

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