On December 10, 2014, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University signed a Silk Road Economic Belt Medical Service Strategic Cooperation Agreement with the Kazakhstan Dungan Association. GengJianping, Secretary of the Party Committee of the theFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University expressed that Kazakhstan Dungan Association serves as abond, bridge and friendly messenger, facilitating the cooperation between China and Central Asia. In response to President Xi Jinping’s proposal on “Constructing the Silk Road Economic Belt”, the strategic agreement was reached to provide better support for Chinese people and Kazakh, including Dungan in areas like investment and development as well as health.
Mr. Masinove, Chairman of the Kazakhstan Dungan Association holds deep-seated goodwill towards Shaanxi. As a foreign consultant specially invited by the Governor of Shaanxi Province, he devotes himself to promoting China-Kazakhstan and China-Central-Asia friendly exchanges. He highly praised the comfortable medical environment, advanced medical facilities and excellent medical skills of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University and expressed his hopes that with combined efforts, both partiescan jointly provide medical services for the cooperation and development of the Silk Road Economic Belt and strengthen China-Kazakhstan medical communication and that between China and other Central Asian countries.
At the signing ceremony, Shi Bingyin, President of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, said that the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University will take advantage of its leading role in the healthcare industry of Shaanxi Province to provide people-oriented services such as translation, guiding service and consulting service as well as green channel for the Kazakhstan people when they are seeking medical care in Shaanxi Province. He went on to say the hospitalwill provide management and technical support for Kazakhstan medical institutions, especially in terms of prevention of common diseases and frequently-occurring diseases so as to contribute to the health undertaking of both peoples. On behalf of the hospital, President Shi Bingyincosigned the “Memorandum of Understanding on Silk Road Economic Belt Medical Service Strategic Cooperation” with President Masinove. After the signing ceremony, President Masinove and his delegation visited the Emergency Department, the Outpatient Pharmacy Department and the Surgical ICU Department, communicating with medical personnel of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University.