The Chinese-Africa business council in Ethiopia has donated $22,000 test kits and the portable molecular detector for COVID-19 detection to the Ethiopian ministry of health and the Ethiopia Public Health Institute. The Chinese military medical expert team to Ethiopia briefed the features, symptoms, threats of the COVID-19, and China's efforts against the epidemic, to Ethiopian colleagues, to share experience and deepen the China-Ethiopia cooperation on COVID-19 prevention and control. The BGI and the Mammoth Foundation jointly donated $30,000 test kits to the Ethiopian ministry of health and the Ethiopia Public Health Institute. On March 22, the first wave of COVID-19 prevention materials arrived in Addis Ababa.
On March 18, Chinese experts and officials from health and customs departments shared information and experience on COVID-19 in a video conference with officials and healthcare specialists from the Africa CDC and over 20 African countries including Ethiopian Health minister, Dr. On March 18, Huajian International donated 102,000 masks and 40 infrared thermometers to the Ethiopian ministry of health and the Ethiopian customs in support of Ethiopia’s COVID-19 prevention efforts. On March 21, Huajian donated 2 million RMB anti-epidemic supplies in support of Ethiopia’s COVID-19 prevention efforts. The measures taken by the Ethiopian government are highly commendable, The Chinese here in Ethiopia will be exemplary in observing those rules.