Project ID: 32211

China sends a medical team to aid in alleviation of outbreak in Cambodia

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Cambodia

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2012

Description

A Chinese medical team has been sent to Cambodia to aid in alleviation of an outbreak of EV71, an intestinal virus. The four-member team, which consisted of experts from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Beijing Children's Hospital, arrived in Phnom Penh on July 12th 2012, Thursday morning with medical supplies. The Chinese team will assist Cambodian medical workers in analyzing the virus, treating patients, studying the epidemic and training local staff. Since April 2012, A severe form of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) has killed 54 Cambodian children; a majority of the victims were tested positive for EV-71.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Cambodia [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention [Government Agency]