Health officials and experts from the Macao, Hong Kong SARs (Special Administration Region) and Guangdong Province Friday signed an agreement here on closer cooperation concerning the cross-border fight against infectious diseases.
The agreement was signed after the three parties held the eighth trilateral meeting on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in Macao. The two-day meeting, attended by 59 officials and experts, ended Friday.
The health officials from the three governments agreed to promote cooperation on epidemic research and relevant personnel training, and better trilateral communications on epidemic outbreak.
(Xinhua News Agency June 30, 2008)