With the agreement from The Ministry of Health, Mai Linh Corporation and VNPAY will be joining hands with The Ministry of Health in order to help the fight against COVID-19.
The form of support the fight against COVID-19 that Mai Linh Corporation and VNPAY set out to do is to decorate the doors of over 6.000 taxis are being used all around the country, through out 63 provinces and 4 islands with posters (The printing expenses will be covered by VNPAY).
The content of these posters will be provided by the Ministry Of Health in order to spread the message and raise awareness for our citizen to have a correct understanding and know how to prevent COVID-19.
The implementation of the media campaign will begin on May 20th and go on to June 15th. Depending on the situation, the media campaign may run longer or end sooner than expected.
With the advantage of distributing throughout 63 provinces and 4 islands, Mai Linh Taxis constantly carry passengers throughout the routes of our country, about 12,000 posters pasted on nearly 6,000 taxis will contribute an additional mobile media channel for the Ministry of Health and the State to continue spreading the awareness of COVID-19 prevention in the next phase.
In addition, Mai Linh deploys all drivers and customers to comply with the Vietnam Health Declaration form when traveling, the call center will constantly remind drivers and customers to fill out the Vietnam Health Declaration when using Mai Linh taxi. . Along with spreading awareness, Mai Linh Group also equips masks, hand wash water and disinfecting spray on each taxi to ensure safety for drivers and passengers when traveling.
As for VNPAY – the leading provider of electronic payment solutions in Vietnam, will provide their support to this media campaign through covering the cost of producing promotional content. VNPAY representative also said that, not stopping at only accompanying Mai Linh taxi in this meaningful project, VNPAY has been cooperating with the Corporation in many projects in order to bring more solutions regarding payment, to maximize the service experience to customers for both companies, thereby promoting cashless payment in Vietnam.
Prior to this, from April 3rd to April 22th, with the approval of the City People’s Committee and Department of Transport, 200 Mai Linh taxis were put into service for Ho Chi Minh City’s citizens to use in emergency situations: patients with serious injuries need emergency care; pediatric patients, pregnant women, elderly patients discharged from the hospital but unable to travel by motor vehicles or motorcycles. There have been more than 10,000 Mai Linh buses transporting people from the hospital to their home for free. Additional to the situation in Ho Chi Minh City, in a number of other provinces and cities, Mai Linh taxi was also being requested by the Committee for COVID -19 Epidemic Prevention locally to provide support in transporting patients in the case of emergencies.
Mr. Rahn Wood, General Director of Mai Linh Corporation said: “In the midst of the COVID -19 pandemic, Mai Linh Group also had to face many economic difficulties due to temporary business suspension, but with pioneering responsibility of the leading enterprise for transportation, Mai Linh responded to the Government’s call to “Fight against epidemics like fighting against the enemy” with the fight spirit of a fighter in mind. Mai Linh called on our partners to accompany with Mai Linh to join hands and follow the Government’s call to repel the COVID -19 epidemic, stabilize life, production and business activities in the shortest time ”.
Featured image: Rahn Wood, CEO of Mai Linh Corporation next to taxi with poster of Ministry of Health