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China offers anti-malaria medicines to Chad

Updated: Mar 26,2015 9:33 AM     Xinhua

N’DJAMENA — Chinese Ambassador to Chad Hu Zhiqiang delivered on March 25 anti-malaria medicines to the Pharmaceutical Purchasing Center (CPA), the public institution responsible for the purchase, storage and wholesaling medicines in Chad.

Valued at $500,000, “these products are timely to alleviate the suffering of our people,” Mahamat Annour Wadak, secretary-general of the Chadian ministry of public health.

“These medicines will go directly in the treatment of malaria which is very common in Chad,” he added.

Apart from medicine donations, China also provides Chad with laboratory diagnostic techniques. A Chinese medical team also operates in Chad-China Friendship Hospital in capital N’Djamena.