Republic of China (Taiwan) donates cash to Belize

The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has made a cash donation of USD 100 000 to the Government of Belize. This money was donated for flood relief and emergency medical supplies connected with the recent flood event in the jurisdiction.

On November 10, 2008, Ambassador of Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize H.E. Mr. Ting Joseph Shih handed over the cheque of USD 10 000 to Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow.

Also, the Taiwan International Health Action group organized medical teams and the Tao Yuan hospital sent out a container of medical equipment in order to provide assistance which is a direct result of the visit of the Minister of Health, Hon. Pablo Marin and Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Peter Allen to the Republic of China (Taiwan). These Beize representatives attended the “2008 Global Forum for Health Leaders” that discussed “Health and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities” held on November 3-6, 2008, in Taipei City.

The theme of the forum was “Health and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities,” and focused on three main areas: (1) Evidence-based health policy, (2) Global trend of healthcare quality, and (3) Capacity-building for disease control.

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