Recent China-Africa Health Roundtable was a Pivotal South-South Meeting

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Recent China-Africa Health Roundtable was a Pivotal South-South Meeting

by Sangeeta Haindl
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:00am

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China is a superpower and the preferred partner of many governments in Africa, and is why last month’s 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration in Beijing was a pivotal South-South meeting, exploring how Chinese and African resources and experiences can be leveraged to mutually support greater health development. These talks come at a crucial time, as China develops its integrated strategy toward other developing countries for the next 5-10 years. There was also a special session held on immunisation, recognising China’s growing role as a worldwide supplier of vaccines and its recent $5 million USD commitment to Gavi, the vaccine alliance. The Ebola outbreak provided context for conversations on health systems and building African health capacity. China provided $120 million USD in Ebola aid and deployed nearly 1,000 medical workers to affected areas.

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