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The Chinese Medical Expert Team arrived in Addis Ababa

An anti-pandemic medical expert team, dispatched by the government of China, has arrived by charter plane in Addis Ababa on April 16, 2020, to assist Ethiopia's efforts to contain the spread of COVID19.

The experts specialize in various areas, including general surgery, epidemiology, respiratory, infectious diseases, critical care, clinical laboratory.

The team will spare no efforts in fulfilling their mission by way of in-depth exchanges of hands-on experiences with Ethiopian experts and officials, in a bid to help further improve the prevention and control capabilities of Ethiopia and beyond in the fight against this common enemy of humanity.

The handover ceremony of China-aided medical supplies was held at the airport in the presence of H.E. Dr. Lia Tadesse, Minister of Health, H.E. Amb. Redwan Hussein, State Minister for Foreign Affairs and H.E. Mr. Tan Jian, Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia.

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