ZCH Inked a MOU with Indonesian National Cardiovascular Center

23/11/2023 International Affairs Office

From November 12 to 16, Professor Shu Qiang, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Children's Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (ZCH), led a delegation of the hospital to visit Jakarta Indonesia and formally signed a memorandum of understanding on inter-hospital cooperation with the Indonesian National Center for Cardiovascular Disease. Yi Lianhong, Secretary of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee and director of the Standing Committee of the Provincial People's Congress, witnessed the signing. This visit aimed to strengthen the joint construction of disciplines in the field of pediatric cardiovascular disease between the two sides, building on past successes in online and offline collaboration, including tech exchange, talent training, and research projects.


On November 13, Professor Shu Qiang and his delegation first came to the National Cardiovascular Center of Indonesia, and held talks with Ivan Dakotar, president of the center, and Octavia Liliasari, professor of cardiovascular Medicine, to carry out detailed talks on inter-hospital cooperation, and finalize the theme, framework and content of cooperation. The delegation also visited the hospital's cardiac surgery department, intensive care unit, cardiology department and cardiac prevention and rehabilitation center, etc.


This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative, the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Indonesia. “The Indonesian National Cardiovascular Center is the largest public teaching hospital for cardiovascular diseases in Indonesia, and ZCH is one of the top children's hospitals in China. The agreement signing is a milestone and opens a new stage of cooperation and exchanges between the two institutions. It is also an important attempt for the two hospitals to further participate in the construction of the 'Belt and Road' and benefit children with cardiovascular diseases in the two countries, " Prof. Shu Qiang said.