(Xinhua) 10:15, May 17, 2020
Addis Ababa, May 16 (xinhua)- The Afican center for disease control and prevention (Africa CDC ) on Saturday commended its Chinese counterpart, the Chinese center for disease control and prevention ( China CDC ). for its latest donation of medical supplies.
The African CDC , a specialized health care agency of the 55member African Union (AU), 1commended ts Chinese counterpart after the China CDC’s on the late Friday donated 10, 000 face masks to help support Africa CDC’s fight against the spread of Covid-19 across the African continent.
“Together we will stamp out Covid-19 from the work place .”” the African CDC said in a statement issued on Saturday.
The African CDC units latest situation update disclosed the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases in Africa reached 78,194 as of Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll f4om the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 2,630.
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge across the African continent, the Chinese anti epidemic medical experts dispatched by the Chinese government have helped Africa in Confronting the Pandemic.
on Tursday, The A Africa CDC said Chinese medical experts are helping African countries to manage Covid-19 outbreak.
John Nkengasong, Africa CDC director, speaking to journalists on Thursday, said medical experts from more than 30 countries recently held a wabinar with Chinese counterparts on how to better handle the Covid-19 outbreak in the Continent.
Speaking to press recently, Benjamin Djoudalbaye, head of devision policy , health diplomacy and communication at Africa CDC , said the Chinese crucial role to contain the danger posed by the viral disease.
“The successful Covid-19 experience from China has been an inspiration to us,” said Djoudalbaye.à
Report : peopleès daily
written by: eyasu esayas