Mr. Xu Zhou, Spokesman of the Chinese Embassy Announced in Freetown On Wednesday, 23 April, that China signed an agreement to donate medicine and medical equipment to support Sierra Leone in the prevention of the Ebola disease. The agreement on China's support to Sierra Leone was signed by Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Mr. Zhao Yanbo and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone H.E. Dr. Samura Kamara. The Chinese Government will donate a batch of medical materials valued at RMB 1,000,000 Yuan (about 162,600 USD) to support the Government of Sierra Leone in the prevention of the Ebola virus. It was part of the aid package China gave to Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau, valued at one million yuan for each country. The aid was sent in May.