In an era of pandemic, human beings and companies have shown their solidarity with the world. Small gestures make the difference and everyone is grateful.
A joint action by Samsung with the Portuguese Association of Hospital Administrators provides for the donation of tablets to 19 reference hospitals to help combat COVID-19.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today the donation of 100 tablets to 19 reference hospitals of the National Health Service (SNS) from north to south of the country and the Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira.
The initiative, which has the support of the Portuguese Association of Hospital Administrators (APAH), allows hospital services directly involved in combating the COVID-19 pandemic to have access to communication devices to facilitate the contact of health professionals and patients with their families.
19 Hospitals in Portugal that will receive tablets
The 19 hospitals involved in this initiative are all part of the list of reference hospitals in the fight against COVID-19. Are they:
- Braga Hospital
- CHTMAD (Vila Real Hospital
- CHUP (Hospital de Sto. António)
- CHUSJ (Hospital of S. João)
- ULSM (Pedro Hispano Hospital)
- CHVNG (Hospital. V.N. Gaia)
- CHED (Hospital da Feira)
- CHU Coimbra
- CHU Coimbra Pediatric
- ULS Guarda
- CHULC - Hospital D. Estefânia
- CHULC - Hospital São José
- CHULC - Curry Cabral Hospital
- CHULN - Hospital Santa Maria
- Hospital Garcia de Orta
- Hospital Amadora Sintra
- CHUA (Hospital de Faro)
- Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça (Funchal)
- Hospital Santo Espírito - Terceira Island
The isolation to which health professionals and patients are subject requires a distance that is difficult to manage, especially with their families. Hospitals and all health professionals have done a remarkable job, so this joint initiative between APAH and Samsung is also a thanks to all those who have done their best for others
Alexandre Lourenço President of the Portuguese Association of Hospital Administrators
The 100 tablets provided by Samsung have WiFi connectivity and also allow the sharing of needs, opinions and assessments between professionals from different health institutions.