Oct 18, 2021
Rock Orient Foundation Inc., an affiliated organization with Rockefeller Foundation and Aurora Technology and Healthcare Global Holding Corp (Aurora) to collaborate on building a sustainable and replicable healthcare eco-system globally to address acute health issues such as breast cancer
New York City and Danvers, Massachusetts U.S.A. – Rock Orient Foundation Inc., (Rock Orient), a Rockefeller Foundation subsidiary and Aurora Technology and Healthcare Global Holding Corp (Aurora) are pleased to announce the signing of a landmark memorandum to collaborate on building a sustainable and replicable healthcare eco-system globally to address acute health issues such as breast cancer.
Breast cancer surpassed lung cancer in 2020 as the most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world with 2.3 million newly diagnosed cases and more than 650,000 deaths annually.
The two organizations share a common mission to develop sustainable and replicable comprehensive cancer centers of excellence to offer precision and personal focus with compassionate and holistic breast cancer care. The two organizations are also committed to advance cancer research and clinical applications. Ultimately, both organizations seek to improve the prognosis of breast cancer patients and enhance women’s health and well-being throughout the world.
“Over the years, the Rockefeller Family has built a reputation as a worldwide trailblazer of philanthropy and a world leader in the field of public health. In response to the challenges of the world public health and education, I am extremely honored to lead and chair the Rock Orient Foundation.” said Steven Rockefeller Jr., founder of Rock Orient and a fifth-generation member of the Rockefeller Family. “The Foundation seeks to provide solutions to challenges and problems as well as support to the evolvement of public health, promotion of global education and culture communication, development of human society, and enhancement of technological development. Our vision is to use philanthropy to lead social changes and evolution and hope our efforts will be long-term and meaningful” Mr. Rockefeller added.
“As breast cancer rose to be the most frequently diagnosed cancer worldwide, which significantly impacts public health, we are strongly compelled to actively take on the issue. By partnering with Aurora, a company that has devoted decades to provide better solutions, is an eloquent decision of the Foundation.” stated Mr. Max Chen, co-founder and managing director of Rock Orient.
“We are truly honored to gain support from Rock Orient and the Rockefeller Foundation that has devoted centuries through philanthropy and other means to help address global inequality issues from education to healthcare.,” exclaimed Olivia Cheng, CEO of Aurora. “The world is a better place with hope through the leadership and efforts by world leading global citizens such as members of Rockefeller Family” echoed by Dr. Julia Loh, co-CEO of Aurora.
About Rock Orient Foundation Inc.
Rock Orient Foundation Inc. (ROF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chaired by Mr. Steven Rockefeller, Jr. who is a world-renowned philanthropist and social activist with a mission to contribute to the development and exchange of world’s technology, education, culture, and public health. Mr. Rockefeller received a Fulbright Award in 2005 in recognition of his dedicated service to poverty alleviation and longstanding support of micro-credit programs throughout the world. Mr. Rockefeller carries the Rockefeller Family’s centuries long devotion and mission in heart and action. The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission—unchanged since 1913—is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Today the Foundation advances new frontiers of science, data, policy, and innovation to solve global challenges related to health, food, power, and economic mobility. As a science-driven philanthropy focused on building collaborative relationships with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation seeks to inspire and foster large-scale human impact that promotes the well-being of humanity by identifying and accelerating breakthrough solutions, ideas, and conversations.
About Aurora Healthcare US Corp.
Aurora Healthcare US Corp. (“Aurora”), a privately held company based in Massachusetts, USA, manufactures the only MRI system dedicated to breast imaging for screening and diagnostic indications. The integration of Aurora’s multiple innovations in hardware and software result in MRI studies with higher resolution and fewer artifacts and anatomic distortions that are typical of general-use MRI. The Aurora Breast Clinic (ABC) embeds Aurora’s technological leadership at the core of a comprehensive diagnostic and survivorship care system. Building on its U.S. foundation, Aurora is expanding into global footprints to China, Asia and other continents of the world. Aurora is committed to alliance resources internationally to become whole solution providers in breast cancer and women healthcare.
Aurora Healthcare US Corp