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SEF chairman: mainland, Taiwan should boost ties in medical care

Source: Xinhua | 04-28-2009 08:19

Special Report:   3rd round of cross-strait talk

NANJING, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Negotiators from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan said Monday the two sides should strengthen cooperation in medical care.

The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) President Chen Yunlin (3rd L) and the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman Chiang Pin-kung (3nd R) are presented with "health passport" during their visit to BenQ hospital in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, April 27, 2009. A negotiating delegation led by Chiang Pin-kung visited some Taiwan enterprises in Nanjing on Monday.  (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)
The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the 
Taiwan Straits (ARATS) President Chen Yunlin (3rd L) and 
the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman 
Chiang Pin-kung (3nd R) are presented with "health passport" 
during their visit to BenQ hospital in Nanjing, capital of 
east China's Jiangsu Province, April 27, 2009. A negotiating 
delegation led by Chiang Pin-kung visited some Taiwan enterprises 
in Nanjing on Monday.  (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

"The goal of economic development is to improve the living standards of people.... The mainland and Taiwan should also strengthen medical cooperation to benefit people from both sides," said Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), when visiting the BenQ Hospital in Nanjing, capital of eastern Jiangsu Province.