Chinese medical team returns after aid mission to Russia
Updated : 2020-04-22
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
The Chinese medical team aiding Russia arrives at Harbin Taiping International Airport on April 19. [Photo/people.cn]
A Chinese medical team of 10 experts who aided Russia’s fight against the novel coronavirus returned to Harbin, capital city of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on April 19, according to local officials.
At the invitation of the Russians, the medical team sent by the Chinese government departed Harbin on April 11 and arrived in Russia on the same day, bringing along a batch of donated medical supplies.
After arriving in Russia, the medical expert team had a meeting and shared their experience fighting the coronavirus with the Russian side – providing related virus prevention, control, diagnosis, treatment guidance and training methods.
A welcoming ceremony for the Chinese medical team aiding Russia is held on April 19. [Photo/people.cn]
In addition, the medical expert group held video conferences with representatives of overseas Chinese, Chinese-funded enterprises and foreign students traveling to Russia to provide information and experience on epidemic prevention and to distribute anti-epidemic materials.
As of April 17, the expert team had trained more than 200 medical personnel and conducted 12 technical guidance sessions.
The Chinese experts also conducted 13 media interviews.
The last batch of Heilongjiang medical teams headed home from Hubei province on March 31.
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