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PHL-China ‘medical diplomacy’ comes to Davao City

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MEDICAL EXPERTS of the Sino-Philippines Asia Peace Awards Foundation have donated various equipment to the Davao City Health Office and the private Brokenshire Memorial Hospital as part of what it calls “medical diplomacy” initiatives. The donations were turned over Wednesday during a Philippine Medical Association gathering in the city led Chairperson Billy Chan and Dr. Manson Fok of Macau University of Science and Technology. A delegation of medical experts from Anhui Province, the home province of Chinese President Xi Jinping, together with the Macau University of Science and Technology also shared proficiencies to Davao participants. “The purpose of Sino Asia is to gather medical experts and any experts on trade and commerce, technology for them to learn and replicate what they learned in their areas,” said Dr. Marilou Monteverde, forum convenor. — Maya M. Padillo

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