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China Donates Medical Equipment To Syrian Hospital

CHINA donated much-needed medical equipment to a university hospital in the Syrian capital Damascus, in a bid to bolster the country’s health sector.

Assad University Hospital in Damascus received portable X-ray machines, ventilators and oxygen concentrators from China.


During the reception ceremony, Syrian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Bassam Ibrahim expressed gratitude for the donation.

He stressed the significance of international cooperation amidst Syria’s challenging circumstances.

Chinese Ambassador to Syria,  Shi Hongwei said that China would continue to assist in Syria’s reconstruction and development.

Nizar Abbas, director of the hospital, highlighted the significance of the donation in upgrading the hospital’s emergency department.

This donation came as part of a recent partnership involving the China International Development Cooperation Agency, and International Federation of Red Cross to deliver healthcare support to Syria via mobile clinics. (Xinhua/NAN)

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