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Cameroon: Chinese Ambassador Assures Stronger Ties
H.E. Xue Jinwei, paid a maiden visit to the Yaounde Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital yesterday.

It was an exceptional day at the Yaounde Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital in the Ngousso neighbourhood yesterday. The Chinese ambassador to Cameroon, H.E. Xue Jinwei, paid a maiden visit to the health facility. The visit was as a result of fruitful cooperation that exists between Cameroon and China. H.E. Xue Jinwei, met the different departments notably the maternity ward, reanimation ward, Chinese pharmacy, x-ray among others and also the personnel. Traditional dance groups from the country could be seen in some corners in the hospital premises to welcome the august guest.

Speaking during the occasion, the Director General of the YGOPH, Professor Doh Anderson Sama said the hospital is classified among the referral hospitals in Cameroon and the sub region thanks to contributions from China, especially in the domains of research, human relations and equipment. He also hailed the government for its support in the functioning of the hospital. Professor Doh Anderson Sama used the opportunity to present to the ambassador the needs of the hospital for the 2010 in terms of acquisition of new materials. He said the visit was also to make the ambassador see the hospital and appreciate better the situation.

For his part, the Chinese ambassador called on the personnel to work hard to ensure quality heath care in the hospital. He said health is an important factor in the relations between Cameroon and China. He said China is a faithful friend of Cameroon and that his country will continue to support cooperation between China and Cameroon especially in the domain of health.

Source: China - Ministry of Foreign Affairs



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