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.