Members of the Chinese Anti-Epidemic Medical Expert Team wave goodbye as they leave Manila for China at the Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Paranaque City, the Philippines, on April 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
China had already provided or was offering anti-epidemic assistance to 151 countries and 14 international organizations by April 2021, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Thursday.
By April, China had donated 50 million U.S. dollars in cash to the World Health Organization, and sent 37 medical expert teams to 34 countries, said the white paper on the practice of the Communist Party of China in respecting and protecting human rights.
China also contributed to the UN COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan, the document added, noting that all these efforts support international epidemic prevention and control.