Cultural Exchange Conference on Unknown Aspects of the Philippines
On Oct. 26, 2018, a delegation of Consulate General of the Philippines in Guangzhou conducted a visit to St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou. In the afternoon, co-organized by Consulate General of the Philippines in Guangzhou, a themed lecture “Borderless Friendship and Endless Service - Cultural Exchange Conference on Unknown Aspects of the Philippines” was held in St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou.
Leadership of MCHG with delegation of Consulate General of the Philippines in Guangzhou
In the afternoon, Mr. Tu Xiaoming, the general manager of St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, extended warm reception to the delegation. He remarked, “Over the past few years, MCHG has conducted frequent mutual visits and exchanges with organizations from the Philippines and medical cooperation has been reached.
Mr. Tu Xiaoming ( right) presenting souvenir to Mr. Marshall Louis M. Alferez (left)
The visit not only strengthens the cultural exchange, but also promotes the friendly relations between China and the Philippines. I would like to express gratitude towards all members of the Consulate General for your contributions to the exchanges and friendship between China and the Philippines. I sincerely hope that with concerted efforts, China and the Philippines will witness great development in cancer treatment technology and provide high-quality medical services for cancer patients of both sides. ”
In-depth discussion at Remote Consultation Center of MCHG
During the conference, Mr. Marshall Louis M. Alferez, the consul general, gave a speech and noted that, “with mutual visits and exchanges over the past years, we’ve established profound friendship. The lecture aims to conduct cultural exchanges and strengthen the friendly relation between China and the Philippines. I sincerely invite all of you to experience exotic culture and custom of the Philippines in the coming days.”
After the discussion, both sides are looking forward to conducting further cooperation
Ms. Maria Victoria S. Dimaculangan, the cultural officer of Consulate General of the Philippines in Guangzhou, gave a specific introduction of the language, custom, religion and cultural environment of the Philippines. She also taught audiences how to call their family members and friends in Filipino.
Mr. Marshall Louis M. Alferez is giving a speech
It brought the atmosphere to a climax when Ms. Maria Victoria S. Dimaculangan set up award-winning games to assess how much the audience learned from the Filipino class. Special local gifts from the Philippines were arranged and given to the winners of the games.
Staff of MCHG and Filipino patients play games and win gifts
Mr. Marshall Louis M. Alferez, consul general of Consulate General of the Philippines in Guangzhou, gave address when the conference came to its end, he noted, “Thank you very much for passionate participation and applause, which give us much encouragement and motivation. We can deeply feel your passion and hopefully we can have more chances for cultural exchange and to close our distance.”
Mr. Marshall Louis M. Alferez ( L 1st) with Mr. Wang Huaizhong(dean of MCHG, L 2nd), Susan(Filipino breast cancer survivor, L 3rd) and her daughter
Medical staff of MCHG greatly benefited from the lecture. Being well informed of the Filipino culture and customs, we’ve gained In-depth understanding of the Philippines, which will help us to better communicate with Filipino patients. We will strive to provide cutting-edge technology and high-quality medical services for more patients and help them regain health and happiness.
Group photo in the end of the conference
Staff of MCHG conveys the idea of ‘fighting cancer with positive attitude’ and provides the most attentive service with warmth and love to help cancer patients. We will strive to provide cutting-edge technology and high-quality medical services for more patients from the Philippines and also other countries and help them regain health and happiness.
*Surgery, in addition to the appropriate chemotherapy and radiotherapy, are effective in treating early cancer, but certain patients in late stage of cancer may not be tolerate surgery well as they can be relatively weak. A combination of carefully planned minimally invasive therapy, chemotherapy or radiotherapy can effectively reduce the side effects and discomfort of treatment and may help patient get better efficacy.