CELCOM DONATES PROVISION OF CONNECTIVITY TOOLS & SERVICES TO THE MOH AND SG BULOH HOSPITAL TO CURB THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Published by Lavinesh @ 02/04/2020

Sungai Buloh Hospital, one of the most critical hospital in managing COVID-19 pandemic, received 40 mobile devices with phone lines from Celcom to support the on-ground medical staff to reach out to patients under investigation and potential contacts. Azlan Zainal Abidin, Chief of Enterprise Business Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad (second from left) together with Celcom’s Enterprise Business team delivered the mobile devices to Mohd. Rizal Abdullah, Deputy Director, Management, of Sungai Buloh Hospital (third from left).

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) extended its support to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Sungai Buloh Hospital by providing dedicated postpaid SIM cards, Mobile Devices and more. Celcom aims to provide connectivity assistance for on-ground medical staff throughout hospitals that are managing COVID-19 cases nationwide. 

Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad.

Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad said “Celcom values and strongly supports the relentless efforts by MOH and medical front-liners in curbing the COVID-19 global pandemic; As the nation’s dedicated medical front-liners are utilizing all resources including manpower and technical infrastructures, our support aims to ease their efforts and extend their communication avenue further".

Azlan Zainal Abidin, Chief of Enterprise Business Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad (second from left), handed over 200 Celcom postpaid SIM cards to Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min, Secretary General of Ministry of Health (third from left). The SIM cards will be distributed to government hospitals managing COVID-19 nationwide, providing unlimited voice calls and 20GB data for the on-ground medical frontliners to assist them with their communication needs throughout the challenging times.

Over 200 dedicated postpaid SIM cards with free unlimited calls and 20GB mobile data were donated to assist MOH to reach out to COVID-19 Patient(s) Under Investigation (PUI) and potential contacts. Celcom contributed 40 mobile devices and phone lines to the Sungai Buloh Hospital, Malaysia’s main coronavirus treatment center; together with the deployment of Celcom’s Cellular on Wheels', a transportable network infrastructure booster, to ensure continuous connectivity within the hospital vicinity.