China boosts Trinidad and Tobago’s healthcare system with 5,000 blood stress screens


In a big improvement for Trinidad and Tobago’s healthcare infrastructure, the nation will profit from the donation of 5,000 blood stress screens, offered by the Individuals’s Republic of China.

Bilateral collaboration for well being

At a ceremony held on the Well being Ministry’s headquarters in Port of Spain, Minister of International and CARICOM Affairs, Dr. Amery Browne, and Well being Minister Terrence Deyalsingh joined Chinese language Ambassador Fang Qiu in commemorating the handover. 

Ambassador Qiu highlighted the achievement as a testomony to the fruitful bilateral cooperation between the 2 nations within the healthcare sector. 

This initiative, orchestrated in collaboration with the Nationwide Well being Fee of China, Beijing Municipal Well being Fee, and Beijing Anzhen Hospital, marks a big step ahead in bolstering Trinidad and Tobago’s healthcare capabilities.

A shared imaginative and prescient for world progress

Ambassador Qiu emphasised the shared dedication of China and Trinidad and Tobago in direction of fostering a group with a shared future. 

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Reflecting on China’s stance outlined throughout China’s Central Convention on Work Referring to International Affairs, Ambassador Qiu reiterated China’s dedication to collaborating with nations worldwide, together with Trinidad and Tobago, to sort out challenges by sensible cooperation. 

This dedication aligns with the overarching objective of constructing a group with a shared future for mankind and reaching frequent prosperity.

Historic collaboration and ongoing help

Highlighting the longstanding collaboration between China and Trinidad and Tobago in healthcare, Ambassador Qiu recalled notable initiatives such because the go to of the Chinese language naval hospital ship “Peace Ark” to Port of Spain 13 years in the past, offering complete medical companies. 

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He additionally referenced the dispatch of 4 Chinese language medical groups a decade in the past and the institution of the China-Trinidad and Tobago Microsurgery Coaching Middle. 

Notably, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s donation of over 800,000 vaccine doses considerably aided Trinidad and Tobago’s vaccination efforts and post-pandemic restoration.

Strengthening ties and mutual help

Ambassador Qiu highlighted Trinidad and Tobago’s help through the pandemic, being the primary Western Hemisphere nation to donate medical protecting supplies to China.

Moreover, initiatives like the availability of a high-performance blood donation car by the Chinese language authorities and the commissioning of the Phoenix Park Industrial Property below China’s Belt and Street Initiative underscore the multifaceted nature of the 2 international locations’ partnership. 

As China and Trinidad and Tobago commemorate 50 years of diplomatic ties, numerous actions are deliberate to rejoice this milestone and additional strengthen the enduring friendship between the 2 nations.