The Korean Pharmaceutical Company “Chong Kun Dang” takes the lead in fostering global human resources


The Korean Pharmaceutical Company “Chong Kun Dang” takes the lead in fostering global human resources.

▶ Scholarship Award Ceremony was held in Hochiminh University.

▶ Support full tuition fee for 20 local students from University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi University of Pharmacy.

A number of young and outstanding Vietnamese students from University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh(UMP) and Hanoi University of Pharmacy(HUP) were awarded scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.

A   Korean   pharmaceutical   company,   Chong   Kun   Dang   Pharm.(CKD),   CKD   held   a scholarship award ceremony on 21 September at UMP in attendance were Dr. Young Soo Woo,  the  Executive Director of  CKD  Kochon  Foundation, prof.  Tran  Hung,  the  Dean  of UMP, and prof. Nguyen Dang Hoa, the Principal of HUP.

CKD initiated its global human resources program starting in Vietnam in 2013 to take the  lead  in  cultivating a  global  talent  in  having  higher  growth  potential countries. CKD has expanded the global scholarship program in Africa and from now on more than 70 students of Vietnam and Rwanda were awarded CKD scholarships.

CKD is also supporting students from UMP and HUP to enter graduate schools in Korea not only tuition but living-related expenses until the their graduation. It aims to give them an opportunity to further enhance their knowledge to grow as a global leader.

Since 1941, CKD had grown as Korea’s leading pharmaceutical company with 75 years of history. CKD is becoming a competitive drug-inventor in the global market through new medicine  development  such  as  anticancer,  diabetes  and  extreme  obesity  treatment drugs.

CKD Kochon Foundation was established in 1973 by the late chairman Chong-kun Lee, the founder of CKD. The CKD Kochon Foundation is carrying out the largest scholarship project as a Korean pharmaceutical company by providing scholarships to about 7,045 students since its opening. The Vietnam scholarship programt is assisted by the CKD Kochon Foundation as well.

CKD  is  planning to  keep  expanding the  overseas  scholarship program in  developing countries and take a lead on fostering human resources all over the world.