China assists Niue with Covid 19 medical supplies

The Chinese government is assisting Niue with provisions of personal protective equipment.

Correspondence from the Chinese Embassy in Wellington indicated that they are assisting Niue in the fight against Covid 19.

The Chinese government held a video conference on COVID-19 with medical experts from Pacific island countries on 11th March.

According to reports, this video conference was conducted alongside the creation of the China-Pacific Island Countries anti-COVID-19 Cooperation Fund. The Fund, worth $1.9 million, has provided Pacific island states with finances to purchase medical equipment from Chinese companies.

Health Minister Billy Talagi also confirmed to BCN News that the Chinese government has already provided Personal Protective equipment to Niue to assist with the Covid 19 response.

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