Chinese work team members pose for group photos with Chinese Ambassador to Tajikistan Liu Bin (8th R) and Tajik First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection Umarzoda Saida (7th R) at Dushanbe International Airport, Tajikistan, May 24, 2020. A group of Chinese medical experts arrived in the capital of Tajikistan early Sunday to help the country fight its COVID-19 epidemic. Invited by the Tajik government, the team from China's northwestern Shaanxi Province comprises 14 experts and doctors specializing in respiratory diseases, intensive care, nursing, traditional Chinese medicine, and infectious diseases prevention and control. (Chinese Embassy in Tajikistan/Handout via Xinhua)
XI'AN, May 23 (Xinhua) -- An epidemic prevention and control work team departed for Tajikistan from Xi'an on Saturday to join the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, at the invitation of the government of Tajikistan.
The 14-member team's expertise extends from infectious diseases prevention and control, traditional Chinese medicine, to nursing and respiratory diseases treatment.
The team is expected to share and exchange experience and expertise in dealing with the novel coronavirus with their counterparts and offering training in prevention and treatment. They will also distribute health kits to and provide consultation for Chinese employees and students in Tajikistan.
A batch of anti-epidemic supplies donated by northwest China's Shaanxi Province, where the 14 members come from, will be transported to Tajikistan on the same flight. Enditem