Hong Kong, March 17, 2022 – Hong Kong is facing an onslaught from the fifth wave of Covid outbreak, with the number of confirmed cases growing at an exponential rate. Coupled with the Government’s declaration of the latest virus testing arrangement earlier, which recognizes the use of rapid antigen test (RAT) kits to diagnose Covid cases in order to avoid overlap of resources and delays. The demand for RAT kits in the market has surged.


In light of the situation, medisana, a German healthcare specialist with 40 years of experience, officially introduced the “medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit” today and donated a total of 12,000 sets to three local non-profit organizations: Methodist Centre, Hong Kong Association of Elderly Services, and Caritas Hong Kong, with the objective to supporting frontline service providers. medisana intends to fight against the epidemic and walk alongside the people of Hong Kong.


Donated 12,000 Sets Of RAT Kits To Methodist Centre, The Elderly Services Association Of Hong Kong And Caritas Hong Kong

Today, medisana held a donation ceremony at the headquarters of Methodist Centre in Wan Chai. 4,000 sets of “medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit” were donated to the organization. Frontline service providers such as security guards, hotel room attendants, and housekeepers are among the benefactors. In addition, medisana also donated 4,000 sets of RAT kits to The Elderly Services Association of Hong Kong and Caritas Hong Kong respectively. Beneficiaries include not only frontline service providers, but also caregivers and senior citizens in elderly homes.


Mr. Ng Kwok Shing Willie, Managing Director of medisana & Group CFO of medisana, said, “As the recent Covid outbreak in Hong Kong intensifies, the supply of RAT kits in the market is becoming tight. In response to the urgent demand for the test kits, we donated medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits in hopes of helping the community. We hope that we can assist those in need, particularly frontline service providers who are unable to work from home or who require frequent testing due to their duties, in alleviating their mental and financial pressures. We are willing to stand with them through these trying times.”


Accurate, Easy And Fast           Detects Delta And Omicron Mutations

Experts have pointed out that the coronavirus has a greater impact on the upper respiratory tract, so nasal or nasopharyngeal sampling is more reliable and accurate. The “medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit” is a nasopharyngeal swab-based test with a sensitivity of over 93%, specificity of over 99% and accuracy of 97% in clinical testing, which is in line with the World Health Organization’s recommendations[1]. Furthermore, the RAT kit is capable of detecting the COVID-19 strains, as well as Delta and Omicron mutations. Testers simply use a swab to collect a sample from the nasal cavity and wait 20 minutes for the results. Seniors and children can also use the test safely with the assistance of their caregivers.


Leading Specialist in Home Healthcare Market

Founded in Bonn, Germany, medisana has been providing 360o personal healthcare products since its establishment and is a leading specialist in the home healthcare industry. Along with the “COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit,” medisana will introduce the “Home Healthcare Trio” to the market later this year, which includes a non-contact infrared thermometer, a blood pressure monitor, and a pulse oximeter for the protection of every Hong Kongers’ health.


medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit Launched Officially

The “medisana COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit” is available for HK$118 on the company’s official website. Specifications and other information can be found on medisana’s website and Facebook page.


For more information, please visit:

Website        : https://medisana.com.hk/

E-shop          : https://medisana.com.hk/eshop/latest-promotion/

Facebook     : https://www.facebook.com/MedisanaHK/


About medisana

medisana is one of the leading specialists in the home healthcare market. For over 40 years, the German company has been committed to the health of people with the motto “Your health in good hands” — promoting personal health management, empowering everyone on physical beauty, and enjoying a healthy living environment. medisana develops, markets and sells products in the categories of mobile health, health control, wellness, sport, body care, therapy and healthy home for health-conscious consumers worldwide. medisana is a pioneer in the trend of mobile health management and provides future-oriented products for modern everyday life in an increasingly networked world. The brand’s health management products have received MDD 93/42/EEC CE certification for EU medical devices, assuring product quality and measurement accuracy, and have awarded the German Brand Award four consecutive years in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. More countries and regions will join the medisana network in the future, delivering a new healthy living to the world.

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