On July 20th, the Inauguration Ceremony of China-Africa
Health Industry Alliance of China Africa Business Council was held in Beijing.
The Alliance is the first professional committee formed by CABC since the latter’s
establishment. This marks the beginning of a new stage of the development of
CABC, and has set up a broad platform for the outstanding medical enterprises
to go global in alliance, to
participate in the Belt and Road courses and better serve African countries.
Lu Xin, Global Health Consultant of the School of
South-South Cooperation and Development & National Development Research
Institute in Peking University, Wang Zhibang, the Vice Chairman of CABC and Chairman
of Anhui Biochem, Wang Xiaoyong, the full-time Vice Chairman and
Secretary-General of CABC attended the ceremony.
At the meeting, the delegates listened to the qualification review report and preparatory work report of the committee, reviewed and approved the Management Measures for the China-Africa Business Council China-Africa Health Industry Alliance, and the Election Measures for the First Member Representative Conference of the Alliance. The meeting elected principals of the Alliance.
CABC China-Africa Health Industry Alliance was proposed by Han Qide, the former Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee and former Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and promoted by Professor Lu Xin. From March 23 to July 20 in 2018, the committee has developed 30 members, from fields of biotechnology, medical technology, medical equipment, pharmaceutical equipment, legal affairs, etc.
After the inauguration ceremony, the “seminar on Investing
African health care system construction and accelerating medical health
coverage” was held at Peking University Langrun Park.
Professor Han Qide attended the seminar. Experts from the Ministry of Commerce, National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, the UN agencies, the Bill Gates Foundation, Peking University, Wuhan University, and CABC discussed on related issues.