Ambassador visits the Chuangang Rehabilitation for Victims of Sichuan Earthquake
On March 3, 2010, Ambassador of Iceland to China, Ms. Kristín Aðalbjörg Árnadóttir visited the Chuangang Rehabilitation for victims of Sichuan Earthquake in Sichuan People's Hospital. The visit was one of the activities of the visit of the Ambassador to Sichuan to attend the opening ceremony of Binghua Hope Primary School. Binghua Hope Primary School shall start its new semester on 5 March with a newly constructed school building funded by a donation from the Icelandic business community in China under the umbrella of Icelandic Business Forum.
Ambassador Arnadottir and the IBF delegation were warmly welcomed by the staff of Chuangang Rehabilitation Center. She visited the facilities and talked to two women who are receiving treatment at the Center. Ambassador Arnadottir spoke highly of efforts of the staff at the center and applauded the courage of the women who are facing various difficulties.
The Icelandic P&O company Ossur is the preferred supplier of lower limb prosthetic components of Chuangang Rehabilitation Center. In addition, Ossur also assists the Center with the professional training of local rehabilitation staff, thus making sure that victims will get all the professional guidance and training needed.