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d Cross Society of China arrived in Kabul again, marking the beginning of the project’s second phase. It is expected that an add
itional 150 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will be selected after screening in Ka?亚博体育客户端下载千花网品茶微信
bul and then sent to hospitals in China for treatment, said Liu Xuanguo, vice-president of the CRCF.
In addition to Afghanistan, the foundation has provided h?亚博体育客户端下载千花网
umanitarian assistance to 26 countries in Asia and Africa in recent years. Among the pro
?亚博体育客户端下载千花网jects, it has established emergency centers in Pakistan, provided free diagnosis and treatment to children with co
ngenital heart disease in Afghanistan and Mongolia, built a blood dialysis center in B
angladesh, constructed mobile hospitals for Syria and Iraq and donated rescue vehicles in Cambodia and Laos, he said.?亚博体育客户端下载千花网
“Most of the programs have been carried out since 2017, follow
ing the proposal of the Belt and Road Initiative (in 2013),”
Liu said. “Humanitarian assistance is badly needed in many countries involved in the?亚博体育客户端下载千花网品茶微信
initiative. Although much smaller in scale compared with international assistance delivered by the Chinese gov
ernment, China Red Cross humanitarian assistance has played a very important role in promoting frie
?亚博体育客户端下载千花网ndship between China and these countries, and emotional connectivity between different peoples.”
For example, a foundation project that has provided free treatment in Chinese hospitals over the past two years to 100 Mo
ngolian children under age 14 with congenital heart disease has won high praise from the Mongolian government a?亚博体育客户端下载千花网
nd was recognized as one of the best humanitarian assistance projects in the country last year, Liu said.
In June, another Chinese medical team arrived in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, to screen around 100 of the m
ost urgent cases of congenital heart disease for free treatment in Hohhot, the capital of?亚博体育客户端下载千花网品茶微信
the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and in Wuxi, Jiangsu province.
In neighboring Pakistan, an emergency center established by the foundation in Gwadar in?亚博体育客户端下载千花网
cooperation with the Pakistani Red Crescent Society has also won the praise of locals, Liu said.
As of the end of April, three medical assistance teams sent by the Red?亚博体育客户端下载千花网品茶微信
Cross Society of China had been to the center in Gwadar since its establishment in Sep
tember 2017. Large numbers of Chinese employees work there to assist with various projects.