Donation boost for children's medical center
The Shanghai Charity Foundation received a donation of 5 million yuan (US$733,000) on Thursday to help sick children from poor families and sponsor medical research at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center.
Essential oil company doTERRA China said the fund will be used to help poor children with rare and complicated diseases receive treatment at the center and also help launch training for doctors in children’s autism diagnosis and treatment.
The donation will help the hospital introduce the most advanced diagnostic tool for children’s autism and set up database for autistic children, give regular education and courses to parents to improve their ability to communicate with their autistic children.
Officials from the medical center welcomed this "very meaningful" support to sponsor the treatment of poor children as well as improve its clinical capabilities.