MANDALAY GENERAL HOSPITAL TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTRE (TCC) HAS BEEN MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF SEA LION EDUCATION AND SOCIAL FUND OF SEA LION GROUP.
24 June 2017, Mandalay — With the intention to help foster the advancement in public healthcare, Sea Lion endowed the Mandalay General Hospital Training and Conference Centre (TCC) located on the ninth floor of newly built Mann Taung Yeik building of Mandalay General Hospital.
The official handover ceremony of the Training and Conference Centre from Sea Lion Group to the Ministry of Health and Sports took place at the site this morning with Union Minister for Health and Sports H.E. Dr. Myint Htwe, Director General of Department of Medical Services Dr. Myint Han, Director General of Department of Public Health Dr. Than Win, high-ranking officials from the ministry, Ministers of Mandalay Region Government and Deputy Speaker of Mandalay Region Hluttaw, and other invited guests attended the ceremony.
H.E. Dr. Myint Htwe delivered the opening remarks. He recognized and encouraged education, training, and CSR supports from private companies in the healthcare industry in the improvement of healthcare for Myanmar citizens.
Sea Lion Group MD Dr. Win Zaw Aung emphasized the company's support in the capacity building of human resource for health. Sea Lion supported 408 local trainings for over 11,000 healthcare professionals (HCPs) from 19 specialties and over 5,000 postgraduate students and interns, and also supported over 150 overseas trainings for 450 HCPs from 15 specialties in 18 countries in the past five years. "We spent over 1.1 billion kyats for education and training support, and over 700 million kyats in CSR activities from 2012 to March 2017." he said.
Sea Lion Group bestowed the Training and Conference Centre with modern facilities valued over 210 million kyats. In addition to hosting the trainings, the Centre will function as the multi-purposes venue for many Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs, workshops, lectures, meetings, symposiums and conferences, and is equipped with advanced audio visual equipment and safety features. The Centre includes Sea Lion Auditorium of 200-person capacity with separate audio and video systems on the need basis.
About Sea Lion Group:
Sea Lion Group is a leading comprehensive provider of healthcare, education, and industrial solutions in Myanmar. Established in 1997 under the Myanmar Companies Act in Yangon, Myanmar, the company is recognized as a trustworthy partner of globally reputable manufactures such as General Electric, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Hill-Rom, BD, and Festo. It has a diversified portfolio of product categories managed by a team of competent professional managers. Sea Lion is also a local representative for Bangkok Hospital and a joint venture partner for N Health Myanmar Medical Laboratory Centre, the first private medical laboratory in Myanmar. Sea Lion carries medical products ranging from sutures and stents to surgical imaging and SPECT/CT, and has also built strong relationship with the stakeholders from both public and private healthcare sectors.
Sea Lion is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, establishing yet another milestone for the advancement of healthcare and medical profession, as well as technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Sea Lion invests a significant percentage of its revenue in capacity and skills development of its personnel to keep up with its high growth. Mostly young and educated workforce of Sea Lion receives further education and training both domestically and internationally. The company complies with local, regional, and global standards and practices in business ethics, and it gives back to the communities especially in health and education. Sea Lion Group is privately owned and is audited annually by a reputable accounting firm.
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