FAH-SYSU Experts Honored in Serbia

On June 1, Serbia awarded another three members of Anti-epidemic Expert Team from China to Serbia with the Serbian army's most prestigious military honor for their assistance in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. They are Prof. Cheng Shouzhen, Prof. Liu Dayue and Prof. Tang Kejing from The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University.

The military memorial medals were awarded by Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin to the three FAH-SYSU experts, who arrived on May 4 to replace their colleagues.

Vulin thanked the experts for their help. 'Serbian government and people will never forget the Sino-Serbian friendship during this challenging time" he said.

The three experts have rich experience in anti-epidemic work. Prof. Cheng Shouzhen, Head of Department of Nursing, is an expert in pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as lung rehabilitation. After fighting with more than 130 FAH-SYSU colleagues in Wuhan for more than 60 days, she volunteered to support Serbia.

Prof. Liu Dayue, Deputy Director of Department of Medical Affairs, is an infection control expert. He was one of the first experts from Guangdong Province to assist Wuhan on New Year's Eve.

Prof. Tang Kejing is the Deputy Director of Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She has been working on patient consultation and screening, training on epidemic prevention and control, etc., since the COVID-19 outbreak.