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Vice-premier meets WHO director-general

Updated: Sep 5,2018 10:45 AM     Xinhua/english.gov.cn

Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan met with World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Beijing on Sept 4.

The vice-premier said she welcomes Tedros to the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and praised the cooperation between China and WHO.

She said China will use the achievements reached during the summit as a new starting point, implement agreements in healthcare cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative, and enhance cooperation in prevention and control of non-infectious diseases and medical treatment, to build a community with a shared future for mankind.

Tedros spoke highly of China’s development and achievements in healthcare.

He said WHO will follow the one-China principle, and he believed the Beijing summit will promote closer Sino-African cooperation in healthcare.

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