In the beginning of February, a terrible earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan.
Viva’s president Dr. Jason Ko was one of the organizers of this fundraising and he gave 50,000$. The total amount collected was 218,000$. Viva thanks all the participants for their support.
Viva donated $15,000 to the City of Richmond Media Lab, to support teenagers with access to media technology and digital media learning space. The donation was featured on World Journal in print on Wednesday, December 16.
Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. CEO Jason Ko (Left) giving the cheque to Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie (Right).
On September 30, The Ko family and Viva Pharmaceutical Inc generously donated $200,000 leading to a total commitment of $2,500,000 to the University of British Columbia’s Department of Urologic Science Research and Education Program.
From Left: David Ko, Emily Chen, Barbara Grantham, Dr. Jason Ko, Thomas Fung[/caption]
Vancouver Sun columnist Malcolm Perry visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. for a feature on the Fairchild Group’s banquet-benefit for VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation, and an interview with Viva’s CEO Jason Ko took place. Viva Pharmaceutical showed their support of the Foundation by donating $1.2 million to fund a first-in-Canada demonstration project for the early detection and treatment of lung cancer using innovative screening strategy and advanced computer imaging.
From Left: Dr. Jason Ko & Emily Chen. Barbara Grantham (VGH CEO). Dr. John Yee Dr. Stephen Lam
The feature was released online on Friday, July 23, and was distributed in print on Saturday, July 24 (page F2).
Edit(Aug. 01): The feature was also realized on August 1st (page H2).
Edit (Aug. 02): The event was also covered by The Province on August 2nd.