Sino-French Emergency and Disaster Medicine Center is the fruit of a partnership between Beijing Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, Embassy of France in China, Total China Group, Assistance publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP) and Beijing Anzhen Hospital. This program aims to carry out cooperation between emergency and disaster medicine systems of the two countries, learn from each other’s experience, improve professionals’ management skill and technical skill and improve medical emergency system.

At the beginning of this cooperation program, thirty Chinese emergency physicians have been sent to France for work and learning during one year between 2005 and 2008, and many Beijing emergency physicians have been trained before 2008 Olympic Games.

Created in 2008, Sino-French Emergency and Disaster Medicine Center has helped more than 7,500 health professionals
 to benefit from expertise of the best French and Chinese experts of emergency and disaster medicine, during more than 2,300 hours of thematic seminars.

The Center has modern premises of 690m2 dedicated to medical education and a new simulation laboratory hosting a latest generation simulator, as well as specialized simulators (gynecology, angioplasty, etc.), a ultrasound training room, a conference room and a medical library.

Thematic seminars, given by Chinese and French experts, are regularly organized in the Centre and train more than 1000 participants each year. The topics are related to the clinical and organizational aspects of emergency and disaster medicine. 

Besides high-level trainings by French and Chinese experts, the Center also supports research projects, helps the recognition of the emergency medicine specialty in China and seeks to promote exchanges between Chinese and French health systems.