Kot has lived in Vietnam for 32 years. “I built the first health care system for the tribes of North Vietnam and
the northern delta in 1988. Afterward, I spent a year in North Korea during the great famine. Then I returned to Vietnam and opened a network of clinics in the country,” he said.
As the manager of a chain of clinics that service foreign nationals who arrive in Saigon, he’s very influenced by the plague.
“We implement all
screening orders from the government and health ministry, in order to
keep patients safe during this coronavirus crisis. To do so, we meet almost daily, sometimes several times a day, sometimes in the middle of the night, in order to implement updates and government guidlines.”