The Fosun Foundation, in collaboration with three other companies, including Gestifute, donated 53,000 masks, 5,000 tests, 200 goggles and 200 protective suits to the municipality of Porto, the municipality announced today.
In a note published today on its official page, the municipality said that the equipment should arrive in Porto in the coming days.
In the note, the municipality stresses that Fosun, a Chinese multinational health group, “was contacted by the Foreign Affairs Department of the Shanghai Chamber and soon showed its willingness to help, through the Porto Chamber to immediately understand the needs and formulate a detailed donation plan. ”
The Fosun Foundation, with support from Gestifute de Jorge Mendes, Haitong Bank and Haitong Securities will donate 53,000 surgical masks, 5,000 tests and 200 goggles and 200 protective suits to the municipality.
According to the municipality, the donation ceremony took place on Wednesday in Shanghai, a Chinese city twinned with Porto.
On Tuesday, Jorge Mendes and Portuguese international footballer Cristiano Ronaldo announced that they will equip one wing of the Santo António Hospital, in Porto, for intensive care, and two at the Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte (CHULN).