NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
A team of Chinese doctors on Saturday conducted a
medical camp for the disadvantaged orphans in Huruma Children’s
Home, about 28 kilometres southwest of the Kenyan capital
Professor Tian Shengxun told Xinhua that the
camp targeted over 200 orphans who can not access quality
"Our aim is to ensure that all people have access to medical
services regardless of their socio-economic status," Tian said,
adding that the team will be diagnosing patients for different
The team is extending medical services as part of Sino-Kenya
cooperation and will focus efforts on children, the elderly as
well as the most vulnerable members of society.
The Chinese team plans to roll out the medical camps to all
regions of Kenya. Tian said that all those diagnosed with
ailments will receive free medicines to ensure their health is
According to the Chinese medics, health is a right for every
individual. "We will therefore do our best to extend our
outreach services to the most remote regions of Kenya," he said.
Professor Wang Lei, who is the deputy head of the Expert
group on the Qifei Project, which is a collaborative project
between China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Kenya’s
ministry of health, said that the greatest joy of a doctor is to
treat those who are sick.