Alibaba Foundation and Jack Ma Foundation Share Coronavirus Prevention and Treatment Handbook

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The Alibaba Foundation and Jack Ma Foundation are giving main lessons learned through experience from doctors, medical administrators and staff at Zhejiang University School of Medicine (FAHZU), the First Affiliated Hospital, who during the COVID-19 treatment in China were at the frontline and critical to slowing its spread.

Through the digital handbook, the medical doctors, administrators and the staff cover everything that they have learned in the process, from screening to diagnosis and every step that was involved in the treatment of patients who engaged in COVID-19. The treatment handbook is now available globally in seven languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, English, Turkish and Spanish, with more languages coming soon. All versions of the digital handbook can be downloaded from

As per FAHZU, there are 104 confirmed cases with COVID-19 in just 50 days, including 78 critically ill patients. Through investment in advanced technologies and efforts of medical staff, FAHZU has improved the health of the public without infection in a single medical staff, missed diagnosis or patient death.

The English and Chinese versions of the handbook were viewed more than 1 million times within the first five days of publication. It is the aim of the Jack Ma Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation that doctors and other medical staff across the world find the handbook useful in treating the patients of COVID-19.

This handbook is part of the Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC) program, which was jointly set up  by Alibaba Foundation and Jack Ma Foundation. It is especially designed for medical experts across the world to communicate and share their experience of fighting COVID-19 with each other. To date, the most apps have come in, thus, they are far from medical institutions in the U.K., the U.S., Turkey, Spain, Pakistan and Germany.

“Knowledge is power! We launched an online platform for doctors and nurses around the world to exchange ideas, lessons and know-how to fight the virus. We welcome all hospitals to join Chinese hospitals on this open platform One world, one fight!”, Jack Ma wrote in a tweet () on Wednesday.

Another center of the program is the International Medical Expert Communication Platform. Till now, more than 440 medical institutions from 104 different countries and regions have applied to learn and share experiences in fighting coronavirus disease 2019 through the platform.

To join the platform, the medical staff need to apply and be approved. Once approved, they are free to participate in the sessions and individual or group discussions.

The platform focuses to build a virtual community through video conferencing and AI translation into 11 languages (Chinese, French, Arabic, English, Japanese, Indonesian, Russian, Thai, Turkish, Spanish, and Vietnamese).

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