Sumary of Livingstone Health shares jump on news of it leading Sinovac vaccine procurement:
- A subsidiary of Livingstone Health Holdings, Livingstone Health International, has been appointed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to lead the procurement of Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines on behalf of private healthcare institutions in Singapore.
- The healthcare provider will import and supply the vaccines via the special access route set up by the Health Sciences Authority and MOH, it said in a filing yesterday.
- The vaccines will be available from Sept 24 at the four clinics under the group’s primary healthcare arm Phoenix Medical Group, and also at 13 other primary care clinics islandwide.
- In addition, the group said its non-executive chairman Teh Wing Kwan, chief executive Wilson Tay and chief business officer Dax Ng will buy and donate up to 500 Sinovac doses, “in line with the nation’s call to encourage and boost the vaccination take-up rate among seniors and the financially challenged”.