Emirates News Agency – ASEAN, China to hold forum on health cooperation

HANOI, 19th August, 2022 (WAM) — The 4th China-ASEAN Forum on Health Cooperation will be held from 14-16 September in Nanning, the capital of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, reported Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

As one of the high-level fora of the 19th China-ASEAN Expo, the hybrid forum aims to deepen exchanges and cooperation in various fields of health between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in the post-COVID-19 era and strengthen health system resilience.

According to the China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat, the forum will feature a plenary session. A joint statement will be released, and several cooperation agreements will be signed.

There will be seven sub-forums on collaboration in disease prevention and control, health emergency cooperation, and maternal and child health exchange and cooperation.

Since the first forum in 2016, ASEAN countries and China have cooperated effectively in fields like infectious disaster control, traditional medicine, the health industry, human resources, and hospital management.

WAM/Esraa Ismail

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