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Xinhua Headlines: 50 years on, Chinese doctors relay health and love in Africa
For over 50 years, China has sent more than 21,000 medical workers to provide medical aid in Africa. Their professionalism and dedication have helped improve the overall health conditions of the continent.
NANNING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) — When night falls, Liao Hansu, a Chinese obstetrician, finishes her daily ward inspection and recalls the memories of her medical aid experiences in Comoros, a small African country in the Indian Ocean.
“I still worry that women giving birth in local hospitals with relatively poor medical conditions might suffer from emergent and severe symptoms,” said Liao, five months after she returned from Comoros.
For over 50 years, over 21,000 Chinese medical workers like Liao have been sent to provide medical aid in Africa, and along with government programs to improve local medical conditions, they have been changing the Continent’s health conditions for better.
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