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Medical  - Free Artificial Joint Replacement Surgery

Artificial joint replacement surgery examinationArtificial joint replacement surgery examination

Artificial joint replacement surgery examination

Samsung Electro-Mechanics signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Suwon City Hall and LCT Hospital in Suwon in 2005 to support the rehabilitation and self-reliance of low-income families nationwide. In 2008, we signed agreements with Gyeonggi-do Province and Chungcheongnam-do Province in 2012, as well as Gangwon-do and Gangneung Medical Center in 2013, and have provided opportunities to about 50 people annually to enjoy a happier, healthier life.

How to apply for free artificial joint replacement surgery
Requirement medical aid class 1 in low-income families (age 75 or younger). Application of a patient who is not from a low-income family will be examined based on our criteria and the selected recipient will be contacted
Service includes surgery-related costs (examination fees, hospital fees, food, surgery fees, etc.).
One caregiver (9:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m, up to seven days).
Application and Requests Documents required Download recommendation form
Reference form from a welfare center or government office / A candidate referral form (must be signed by the applicant) / Personal Informantion Consent Form / A copy of the medical aid class 1 / Recommendation form
Contact Mikyung Joung, General Affairs Group, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (E-mail mk0429.jung@samsung.com)
※ Applicants who live from far distances or who are not available to visit the designated hospital may provide a doctor’s report from a hospital in their residence.

Hello! SEM (Special & Excellent Musician) Orchestra (for children and youth with disabilities)

o discover the potential talents of youth with disabilities through culture and arts, and to support their dreams, Samsung Electro-Mechanics founded and has operated the first professional orchestra composed of disabled youths and teens in Korea.
The “Hello! SEM” orchestra was founded on October 15, 2013 and it aims to support specialized and talented musicians. The orchestra learn musical instruments through one-on-one lessons, ensembles, and concerts to help develop their talents. In addition, there is the “pleased SEM music class flute ensemble”.

  • Members : disabled students (grade 3 – grade 12)
  • Instruments : violin, viola, cello, contrabass, harp, flute, clarinet, and trumpet
  • Associations : Able Art Incorporated Association(an NGO organization dedicated to people with disabilities in respect of arts) and ChildFund Korea

Orchestra videoHello! SEM Orchestra video

제2회 정기연주회(2016)The 2nd regular concert (2016)

한가람미술관 초청공연(2016년)Hangaram Art Museum concert performance (2016)

삼성사회공헌 시상식 오프닝 공연(2016년)Samsung Social Contribution Awards opening performance (2016)

National Music Competition for Disabled Students

The Samsung Electro-Mechanics Sejong site has hosted, with TJB (Taejeon Broadcasting), a national music competition for disabled students since 2008 that aims to promote cultural and artistic opportunities for the youth with disabilities. Each year, more than 350 students across the country compete in various fields of music, including musical instruments, orchestra, vocal music, among others. Through the competition, disabled students become more confident and they are given the opportunity to establish self-esteem. At the same time, our society would be able to become more understanding and accepting of students with disabilities through these events.

제7회 음악콩쿠르(2014년)The 7th national music competition (2014)

제8회 음악콩쿠르(2015년)The 8th national music competition (2015)

제9회 음악콩쿠르(2016년)The 9th national music competition (2016)

Athletics – Samsung Electro-Mechanics National Para-Badminton Tournament

Samsung Electro-Mechanics’s Busan Plant began the National Para-Badminton Tournament in 2006 in partnership with the Busan Para-Badminton Federation in order to change the social perception on disabilities through para-athletics. The Tournament is the largest of its kind in Korea, with 300 entrants from 17 cities across the country, including Samsung Electro-Mechanics-sponsored professional badminton players who give a demonstration match along with an autography session. The event is a festival to bring hopes and dreams for individuals with disabilities.

제12회 전국장애인배드민턴대회The 12th national badminton competition for people with disabilities (2017)

제12회 전국장애인배드민턴대회The 12th national badminton competition for people with disabilities (2017)

제12회 전국장애인배드민턴대회The 12th national badminton competition for people with disabilities (2017)

Community

Volunteering – local community service by executives and employees

Ⅰ. Community near the workplace

Dong Gangwon Welfare CenterPlanting of flowers in flower beds

지역사회 환경정화Community environment cleanup

  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics has carried out corporate philanthropic activities to foster regional growth and improve the quality of life of the locals.
  • Creating pleasant environments through cleanup activities such as the Nearby Alley Cleanup Campaign and planting of flowers in flower beds

Ⅱ.Community service

시설처 환경개선Improvement of facility conditions

벽화 그리기 재능봉사Talent donation of painting murals

  • Since the Samsung Electro-Mechanics Community Service was launched in 1996, all executives and employees have enthusiastically participated in community service activities.
  • Going beyond simple labor activities, talent donations have been vigorously made for the locals as well as for the low-income class and the disadvantaged.

Education

Ⅰ. After-school Study Groups

Study centers are provided for regional children’s centers that target elementary school students and for middle school students from low-income families. Volunteer tutorials and donations are also provided.

우리드림센터 학습지원(수원)Tutor support at Uri Dream Center (Suwon)

우리드림센터 생일파티(세종)Birthday party at Uri Dream Center (Sejong)

우리드림센터 만들기체험(부산)Organizing events at Uri Dream Center (Busan)

Ⅱ. Project to support youth potential

Support for low-income children Supporting the livelihood of low-income children by providing them monthly with a set amount linked with ChildFund Korea
Scholarship project Supporting mentoring activities and providing scholarships to children of single-parent families in the Busan/Sejong region

청소년 교육비 지원Offering tuition reimbursement for the youth

청소년 장학금 지원Providing scholarships to children

저소득가정 아동 위생용품 지원Providing personal hygiene items to children from low-income families

Multiculturalism

In August 2009, Samsung Electro-Mechanics became the first company in Korea to enter into a partnership with a local government (Suwon) to provide support for various programs of social inclusion, which cater to local immigrants and their families.

Phase 1('09~'10)
Programs for learning about the Korean culture
(e.g., visits to the rice cake museum, traditional etiquette classes, Hanok villages, etc.)





Phase 2('11~'12)
Family-oriented programs
(e.g., opening Samsung Electro-Mechanics on Children’s Day, wild fishing programs in sister villages, etc.)






Providing help for the stability of living and supporter associations
(e.g., support for acquiring licenses, transferring to new jobs, etc.)

Support the construction of the Global Youth Dream Center
(alternative school, counseling, job-related career experience, Korean language class, etc.)

Sister Villages

Background and Purpose

To lay out foundations for the self-reliance of farming villages, Samsung Electro-Mechanics has established sister relations with 17 villages since it first signed an agreement with Togomi Village located in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do, in 2002, based on trust between a rural community and a company. Moreover, it has run different programs for village experiences and volunteer work.

Main Activities

  • Executives and employees raise funds to purchase agricultural produce from sister villages and bring them to other social welfare centers and organizations that they support(Various agricultural products such as organic rice and garlic).
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics also purchases produce from these villages for internal consumption, including rice for the company cafeteria, as well as produce for direct, online markets.
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics interacts with sister communities via various events and programs, Participating in village festivals and exchanging with village residents by inviting them to in-house activities.

정월대보름 행사Jeongwol Daeboreum events

자매마을 농촌체험(우렁이 방사)Farming village experience at sister villages (releasing freshwater snails)

하계농촌 봉사활동Summer rural community service

추석 직거래장터Chuseok Farmers' Market