Keep a foothold on foundation and take a broad view to the long term: Zijiang Foundation helps Guangdong Zhongnanshan Medical Foundation to tackle key scientific problems
On July 6, Chen Lin, the Secretary General of Shanghai Zijiang Foundation came to First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University to attend the donation ceremony of Zijiang Foundation to Guangdong Zhongnanshan Medical Foundation and National Clinical Research Center of Respiratory Diseases.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, lives of every family in China has been irrevocably changed. Currently, the domestic epidemic prevention and control has come into a new stage, but the global outbreak continues to spread, public health security have been the common challenges confronted by human beings. As a destiny community, Zijiang Foundation donated 5 million yuan to Guangdong Zhongnanshan Medical Foundation, hopes to support respiratory diseases in the next three years, and to support the scientific research workers of persistent exploration of science.
Those also attended the donation ceremony, including Zhong Nanshan, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the director of the National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases; He Jianxing, the President of Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health and deputy director of the National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases; Li Shiyue, the vice President and the director of Department of Respiratory Medicine, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health; Zheng Jinping, the vice President of Guangzhou Respiratory Health Research Institute and the vice director of National Respiratory Diseases Clinical Medical Research Center; Huang Qinghui, the vice President of Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health; Sun Baoqing, the Director of the Office of Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health and the director of the State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases; Yuan Ting, the deputy Secretary-General of Zhongnanshan Medical Foundation in Guangdong Province, etc.
Zhong Nanshan, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering: "The fight against the epidemic cannot be separated from the support of enterprises."
Chen Lin, the secretary-general of Shanghai Zijiang Foundation
At the event, Chen Lin, the secretary-general of Zijiang Foundation, first of all paid tribute to all the experts, teachers and scientific research and medical workers present there. Then she introduced the Zijiang Group and Zijiang foundation. At the same time, Chen shared the actions taken by Zijiang people to prevent and control the epidemic during the past six months: "Since the outbreak of the epidemic, some of the enterprises of Zijiang have started emergency work since the third day of the first lunar month to support the packaging production of epidemic prevention materials.”
In addition, Zizhu High-tech Zone will fully implement the joint prevention and control measures of enterprises in the park to provide security for all people there. Zijiang Foundation will help Zhijiang Public Welfare Research Institute of East China Normal University with the special topic research: epidemic prevention. After the project was released in April this year, more than 30 applications were received from various departments and colleges. The research projects reviewed and approved including "Research on community-based epidemic control model", "community self-organized action, causes and comparative analysis in epidemic control", "community, gender and empathy in voluntary anti epidemic service" and "volunteer action and guidance and support of epidemic college students in the new era".
Zhong Nanshan, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Academician Zhong Nanshan and President He Jianxing expressed their gratitude to Zijiang Foundation and Zijiang Group for their support in the fight against the epidemic. Zhong Nanshan also said, “Shanghai has done a good job in the anti-epidemic work, thanks to the vast number of Shanghai enterprises. Support does not depend on how much, but on intention. In the past six months, our team has been greatly improved through the baptism of the epidemic, which can not be separated from the strong support of enterprises”.
Keep a foothold on foundation and take a broad view to the long term
In this war of prevention and control of the epidemic situation, the "Chinese defense line" composed of the steady stream of fearless and innovative forces from a large number of scientific research and medical workers appeared. It constantly injected confidence into the fight against the epidemic.
Looking forward to the future, academician Zhong Nanshan said: "to combat the epidemic, we need the joint efforts of scientific research institutions and enterprises. In the future, we look forward to more cooperation with Zijiang Foundation and Zijiang group."
Secretary General Chen Lin also said: "the name of Zijiang means that we will continue to gather strength and move towards a broader development space. In the face of the uncertain challenges under the global epidemic situation, we hope to use our own meager strength to gather more joint forces to support scientific research and tackle key problems, and jointly protect the national public health and every life with the majority of scientific research workers. "