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Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai visits Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital
Reporter:Xu Qiuning  Editor:Fang Fang  Auditor:Weng Qiao  Update Time:[2022-09-08]  Hits:451

On 10th August, 2022, Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai, Mr. Edward Shapira led a delegation including Deputy Consul General Mr. Eytan Halon, Director of the Israeli Economic Mission Mr. Xu Junjie ect. made a return visit to Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital. Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, President Dr. Yu Chenggong and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Dr. Zhang Bing as well as the staff of the International Exchanges and Cooperation Department attended the reception.


Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Zhang Bing led a delegation to visit the Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai in 2021

In 2017, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital joined the "China Israel Hospital Cooperation Alliance" and signed a Letter of Intent with Sheba Medical Center, which ranks 9th in the world and first in Israel in medical field. In July 2021, Deputy Secretary Zhang Bing led the staff of International Exchanges and Cooperation Department to visit the Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai. The two sides exchanged perspectives on cooperation in academic exchanges and talent training. After the visit, the International Exchanges and Cooperation Department kept in touch with Sheba Medical Center. After in-depth communication, the first batch of cooperation between the departments of the two sides are going to launch in September this year, three predominant disciplines of Sheba Medical Center were chosen, namely rehabilitation, oncology and urology.


On behalf of the hospital, Deputy Secretary Zhang Bing welcomed the arrival of the delegation. Then, President Yu Chenggong introduced the history and development of the hospital as well as the overview of international exchange and cooperation. He said that Israel has top medical resources in healthcare field, and expected that with the support of the Consulate General in Shanghai, Nanjing Drum Hospital and Sheba Medical Center could collide with new sparks in deeper academic exchanges and cooperation. Mr. Edward Shapira said that this year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Israel as well as the 130th anniversary of Nanjing Drum Hospital,he was glad to visit the hospital on this special occasion and congratulated the hospital for its fruitful achievements. He expressed that through this field visit, he had a deeper understanding of the hospital, and was very pleased to carry out medical cooperation with such a top hospital in China, and provided suggestions for the direction of further cooperation between the two sides. He also expressed his willingness to build a platform for cooperation and exchange between Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital and Israel, and he will continue to pay attention to the development between the two sides and promote the win-win development of both sides in medical fields.