SCG Foundation Donates CT Scanner to Diagnose COVID-19 Patients Worth 14 Million Baht to Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital

SCG Foundation, led by Mr. Roongrote Rangsiyopash, President of SCG Foundation, Mr. Chaovalit Ekabut, Executive Director of SCG Foundation, Miss Suvimol Chivaluk, Director and Manager of SCG Foundation, and Mr. Suracha Udomsak, Vice President and CTO – Innovation and Technology of SCG Chemicals Business, donated a CT Scanner as well as renovated the CT scan room with a total budget of 14 million baht at Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital. This technology has been developed with the advice of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and is able to display high-quality images for diagnosis. Moreover, the CT scanner is equipped with software to quickly and accurately detect the symptoms of COVID-19 patients and can perform scans for up to 300 patients per day. The machine can also be used for other medical diagnosis purposes. The CT scanner was received by Assoc. Prof. Thanya Subhadrabandhu, M.D., Acting Vice President of Mahidol University and Prof. Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., Dean, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

SCG Foundation also donated other innovative equipment to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus to Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute such as the Negative Pressure Isolation Room and Small Patient Isolation Capsule for CT Scan in order to protect medical personnel from coming into contact with the COVID-19 virus.

Names and Titles (Left to Right)

  • Warawut Sukkasem, M.D.
    Professor of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Prof. Sith Phongkitkarun, M.D.
    Head of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Miss Suvimol Chivaluk
    Director and Manager of SCG Foundation
  • Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D.
    Deputy Dean, International Relations, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Suracha Udomsak
    Vice President and CTO – Innovation and Technology of SCG Chemicals Business
  • Chaovalit Ekabut
    Executive Director of SCG Foundation
  • Mr. Huang Wei
    Counsellor for Science & Technology, Chinese Embassy
  • Prof. Thanya Subhadrabandhu, M.D.
    Acting Vice President of Mahidol University
  • Roongrote Rangsiyopash
    President of SCG Foundation
  • Piyamitr Sritara, M.D.
    Dean, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Prof. Pornchai Mulpruek, M.D.
    Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Prof. Pornchai Mulpruek, M.D.
    Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Pairoj Boonkongchuen, M.D.
    Director of Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital
  • Prof. Dr. Wicharn Choktanasiri, M.D.
    Director of Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute
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