China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan Explores HIV, Smoking Cessation Research On Tour Of Cancer Center

CCTV America: China’s first lady Peng Liyuan on why she fights against HIV/AIDS
“Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan toured an HIV research lab in Seattle. She is a World Health Organization ambassador in the fight against HIV/AIDS. A while back, she sat down with CCTV’s James Chau and explained what motivates her involvement…” (9/23).

Seattle Times: China’s first lady focuses on global health in Fred Hutch tour
“China’s first lady, Peng Liyuan, focused attention on the global health problems of HIV infection and tobacco use during a hush-hush visit Wednesday to a Seattle cancer center. … Accompanied by Bill and Melinda Gates, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping smiled and nodded as she heard about efforts to find a vaccine to fight the virus that causes AIDS and research into the most promising ways to help smokers quit…” (Aleccia, 9/23).

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