SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2020

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Public Health Development
Public health is a means of preventing and treating diseases to ensure the physical and mental health of the population. The wellbeing of citizens is a major contributor to individual, social, and national development. Therefore, ThaiBev continues to promote public health activities and provide support to public health organizations with the overall aim of making people healthier. ThaiBev has initiated strategies with our partners to promote preventive health knowledge, as well as maintaining general health, in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital (Kidney Institute)
Asia’s leading hospital has been in operation since September 2012. It is fully equipped with a team of experienced doctors, physicians of different specialties, and nurses to provide 24-hour comprehensive care for both kidney diseases and general health. The Kidney Institute Hospital conducts research on the prevention of chronic kidney diseases and organizes a project to raise awareness about kidney disease prevention and treatment. It also shares health care suggestions with the public and with patients. The Kidney Institute currently works with 8,446 patients who are being treated with dialysis, and it has performed 49 successful kidney transplants to date.

In 2020, the institute’s research team hosted a major seminar titled “The Development of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Treatment” as part of a research project for “The Study on Integrated Care Model for Kidney Disease Patients in Community Hospitals.” Since Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital’s inception, ThaiBev has worked with the hospital to promote knowledge about the prevention of kidney diseases.
The Heart Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage
ThaiBev coordinates with the Heart Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage to share knowledge and help to promote 3 primary missions. These include the “CPR Youth Volunteer - Skills Development Project,” the “3 Keys to Good Heart Health Project (Food, Emotion, and Exercise),” and the “Jump Rope for Heart Project.” ThaiBev also organized a Basic Life Support workshop for employees to become lecturers to companies, schools, and communities as well as to act as a contingency team to help the community. The first batch joining this training included 50 employees. more information
Srisavarindhira Thai Red Cross Institute of Nursing
ThaiBev supported activities and projects by the Srisavarindhira Thai Red Cross Institute of Nursing, a nursing college providing courses on nursing and practical nursing under the patronage of the Thai Red Cross Society. ThaiBev provided 500 liters of ethyl alcohol to the nursing institute to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it participated in a monthly finance committee meeting as a finance institution committee member.
Chang Clinical Medicine
For 14 years, Chang Clinic has offered medical support services. Has played a crucial part in bettering the lives of people in communities surrounding Kamphaeng Phet and nearby provinces by facilitating access to health services and hospitals. It draws inspiration from Khun Charoen and Khunying Wanna Sirivadhanabhakdi, who have said that “Thai people can support each other” . Mobile medical units have also provided free medical examinations and treatment for people in the community each year. In the past year, 1,102 people received the service.
Giving alcohol to fight against COVID-19
ThaiBev produced and distributed alcohol-based cleaning and sanitizing products (72% and 95% ethyl alcohol content) to public health service units, large medical centers, university hospitals and health units, hospitals under the Foundation for Good Governance on Medicine, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Rajavithi Hospital, Siriraj Hospital, Chulalongkorn Hospital, and other hospitals in different provinces nationwide to support preventive and protective measures against the spread of COVID-19. The alcohol cleaning supplies were also donated to temples, other religious places and organizations, foreign embassies and consulates in Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy, First Army Area, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited, Pracharath Rak Samakee Network, and other civil society networks. And other cleaning products to 470 educational institutions in the company’s network nationwide.

Additionally, ThaiBev partnered with various organizations to provide products that help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:
  • Partnership with the Thai Red Cross Society and Ministry of Interior to distribute alcohol-based cleaning products (266,000 liters) to operation and public health service units, citizens, and poor rural people nationwide.
  • Partnership with PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited or GC Group to distribute 1.1 million bottles of hand sanitizing gel (50 cc.) to the Ministry of Public Health to distribute to village volunteers nationwide helping medical and public health staff to protect people.
  • BevTech Co., Ltd., under ThaiBev, produced 15,000 bottles of alcohol-based hand cleaning spray developed by pharmacists at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital of the Thai Red Cross Society to give to 19 communities in alert networks under the Friends in Need (of “Pa” ) Volunteers Foundation nationwide.
  • BevTech Co., Ltd., under ThaiBev, partnered with the Department of Medical Services of the Ministry of Public Health to support the production of alcoholbased cosmetics for good hand health. The current delivery included 1,088,176.02 units in total.
Sourcing and manufacturing surgical masks and N95 respirator masks

ThaiBev imported 530,000 medical face masks from foreign countries, 130,000 of which were donated to 9 hospitals, including Yala Regional Hospital, Kamphaeng Phet Hospital, Pattani Hospital, Bueng Kan Hospital, Songkhla Hospital, Phichit Provincial Hospital, Satun Hospital, Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Hospital, and Su-Ngai Kolok Hospital. 400,000 other pieces were given to service staff to protect themselves while on duty. At the same time, ThaiBev planned new production lines and procured necessary machinery that could produce 3 million surgical masks and 1.2 million N95 respirator masks. The surgical masks were distributed to employees, medical personnel, and the public.
Donating 100 million baht to “Chaipattana Covid-19 Aid Fund (and Other Pandemics)”
The Chaipattana Covid-19 Aid Fund (and Other Pandemics) was established by the Chaipattana Foundation under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to support hospitals and medical staff by providing equipment and other necessities for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 as the Chaipattan Foundation deems fit. The Sirivadhanabhakdi Foundation by ThaiBev donated an allowance of 100 million baht and drinking water worth a total of 1 million baht to support the fund’s goal of supporting hospitals and medical staff.
“OISHI Gives to Fight Against COVID-19” by Donating Money and Products Worth 24 Million Baht in Total to Medical Personnel

OISHI Group Public Company Limited, under ThaiBev, has partnered with the Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade of Thailand to launch the “OISHI Gives to Fight Against COVID-19” campaign. 2 million baht was given to each of hospitals. Moreover, OISHI food and beverages worth 10 million baht, in order to support medical staff. Were delivered to COVID-19 patient wards on a daily basis for 3 months. The total donation of money and products was worth 24 million baht was given to each of these 7 hospitals: King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Siriraj Hospital, Ramathibodi Hospital, Thammasat University Hospital, Rajavithi Hospital, and Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute.
OISHI under OISHI Green Tea Donates Alcohol to Victims in Neighboring Countries, including Laos and Cambodia
OISHI donated 3,600 liters of disinfectant alcohol to the Cambodian Ministry of Public Health and 2,100 liters to the Ministry of Public Health of Laos to distribute to hospitals in their countries.
Prolab Vibhavadi Medical Technology Clinic

ThaiBev established this clinic as a virus infection investigation center with an aim to screen and provide free services to medical staff. Similarly, other government agencies and people, if interested, can make a request to get tested for infection at a lower fee than normal testing at general private hospitals. The data collected from April 16 to July 21, 2020 has found no new cases of infection. The clinic employs semiautomate diagnostics kits developed by a South Korean biotechnology company, Bioneer, following testing guidelines by the World Health Organization (WHO). It uses a Cobas 6800 Analyser, a fully automated real-time PCR system by Roche that is certified by the American Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and that is also used by Chulalongkorn University and Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute.
Moving Forward
ThaiBev continues to support public health activities for the community and to promote wellness for everybody in society. ThaiBev firmly believes that good health is true wealth and that it enables people to create positive things for themselves, society, and the country, while also living a happy life
Insight
Wisit Prasitsirikul, M.D.,
Deputy Director of Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute
I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to ThaiBev for providing to Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute alcohol cleaning supplies that can be used to sanitize hands, disinfect medical equipment, and clean surfaces in the hospital. Despite the increasing demand for alcohol, the supplies they gave us can satisfy the institute’s need for more than 5 months. I’m thankful that ThaiBev understands the importance of fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and takes active participation. This can help us all get through this crisis together.