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White Paper: China Offers Help to 150 Countries, 4 Int’l Organizations to Fight COVID-19

by: - June 11, 2020
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(Chinese Embassy ) On June 7, China’s State Council Information Office issued a white paper “Fighting COVID-19: China in Action”, to keep a record of China’s efforts in its own fight against the virus, to share its experience with the rest of the world, and to clarify its ideas on the global battle.

The white paper pointed out that, upholding the vision of building a global community of health for All, even while under the tremendous pressure of coronavirus control, China has moved quickly to provide as much assistance to the international community as it can. China has sent 29 medical expert teams to 27 countries and offered assistance to 150 countries and four international organizations as of May 31.

It said that china has provided two batches of cash support totaling US$50 million to the WHO, assisted the organization in purchasing personal protective equipment and establishing reserve centers of supplies in China, and helped its Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund to raise funds in China. China has also participated in the WHO’s “Access to Covid-19 Tools (act) Accelerator” initiative, aiming to speed up the development, production and equitable distribution of new tools.

It also said that China has instructed its medical teams stationed in 56 countries to support the local fight, and provide counseling and health information to local people and overseas Chinese. They have so far organized over 400 online and offline training sessions in this regard. Chinese Local governments, enterprises, non-governmental organizations and individuals in China have donated materials to more than 150 countries and regions, and international organizations through various channels.

In addition, it emphasized that Chinese government has always had at heart the lives and health of foreigners in China, and has provided undifferentiated and timely treatment to those infected with the disease.

 

The link of full text of the white paper:

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-06/07/c_139120424.htm