World's first Red Cross academy established in China

2019-09-03 09:07:34 GMT2019-09-03 17:07:34(Beijing Time) 

NANJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The first Red Cross academy in the world, jointly built by the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) and Soochow University, has been established in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, according to the RCSC.

The International Academy of Red Cross and Red Crescent is expected to become a base for research, talent cultivation and culture communication, as well as international humanitarian cooperation and exchanges, said Chen Zhu, vice chairman of the NPC Standing Committee and head of the Red Cross Society of China.

The academy will set up six research centers and build a comprehensive system of humanitarian disciplines including emergency management, disaster medicine and emergency medicine.