Employees at the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) in Suakoko, Bong County have received free medication from China Aid in Liberia.The CARI workforce was treated recently to prevent body pains, fatigue, surgery, malaria and typhoid fever, among other diseases.
The medication is intended to strengthen China – Liberia relationship.
China has some of its specialists at some hospitals in Liberia including the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, who have been handling various cases, and saving the lives of thousands of Liberians.
Speaking through an interpreter, China Aid Head of Delegation Chief Surgeon Hao Hong Liang notes that the medication was meant to foster China -Liberia’s relations.
According to Chief Surgeon Liang, over 100 employees benefited from the exercise at the entity’s facility.
He stresses that China Aid medical team has been able to provide basic medications to over 500 inhabitants in both Maryland and Bong Counties, an act he terms as a major contribution to the Liberian society.
Surgeon Hao Hong Liang also discloses plans to work vigorously with the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital to ease some of the growing challenges in the health sector.
Speaking to our correspondent, some of the beneficiaries lauded the efforts of China and underscored China’s relations to Liberia.
Mr. David Targpeh, Zipporah Page and Kebbeh Coleman admonished the People’s Republic of China through its Embassy near Monrovia to continue their collaborative efforts in aiding Liberians in the health sector.
China has constructed an anti-malaria center in Monrovia and refurbished Liberia’s Ministry of Health headquarters building for $4.7 million.
China gave the first substantive global response when Liberia was struck by Ebola in 2014.
By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong –Edited by Winston W. Parley