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Come and Witness the "Relationship Acknowledgement" Ceremony of Giant Panda Twins "Reganmian" and "Danhonggao"
 

Under the instruction of the Health Commission of Sichuan Province and the Press Office of Sichuan People's Government, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, along with the First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College and the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College Nuclear Industry 416 Hospital, hosted a public benefit activity on June 5. By virtue of this activity, the medical teams from Sichuan Province that assisted Hubei in its fight against COVID-19 visited and adopted the panda twins "Reganmian" and "Danhonggao". Members of the medical teams from both hospitals that assisted Hubei in its fight against COVID-19, Yu Xiaoping, the secretary of the CPC Committee of Chengdu Medical College, Jiang Zhong, the general manager of CNNC Medical Industry Management Co., Ltd. and the director of the CNNC Hospital Management Center and officials from Chengdu Medical College and both hospitals as well as Wang Chengdong and Lan Jingchao, Vice Directors of the Base were present at the activity.

"This activity is among the series of giant panda-themed public benefit activities in which we extend our gratitude to the Sichuan medical teams of Sichuan that assisted Hubei and other provinces to fight the pandemic," said an official of the Base. "Although 'Reganmian' and 'Danhonggao' has been officially adopted by the medical team from the First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College and the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College · Nuclear Industry 416 Hospital to help Hubei fight against COVID-19 on April 17, the team members can only them via online live streaming before this activity due to the lockdown and work schedule. This is the first time they have an official meet with the twins, so it is very meaningful.” the official added. Earlier, the Disease Prevention and Control Department of the Base and 416 Hospital have cooperated several times to rescue giant pandas, through which both sides have built a profound relationship. Now they will become much closer. In addition, the ongoing 'Thanks to the Hero in White, Giant Panda Ecologic Experiencing Fun Parent-child Spring Day' and Our Agreement COVID-19 Fight-themed Giant Panda Art Works Collection and Exhibition seek to bring joy to the Sichuan medical teams that assisted Hubei and other provinces fight the COVID-19 and enable them to take a break from their busy lives.

Members of the medical team finally had their official encounter with "Reganmian" and "Danhonggao" at the Sunshine Nursery House where they acknowledge their relationship. Seeing the charmingly naive twins, all members were very thrilled and took out their phones to take photos with them. Ma Huan, a nurse from the Vascular cardiology Department of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College · Nuclear Industry 416 Hospital and a member of the seventh batch of the Sichuan medical team that assisted Hubei to fight against the pandemic said gleefully: "I am so glad to see the real pandas. I hope the baby pandas shall grow healthily and stay adorable always. "

Following the "Relationship Acknowledgement" event, the medical team went to the International Arts Center of the Base to attend the panda arts work exhibition, Our Agreement COVID-19 Fight. This is a theme exhibition hosted by the Base, with art works received from 13 countries and regions, with the purpose of capturing what an ordinary person feels and perceives in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them, two art works were created by two members of the medical team.

Later, the medical teams from both hospitals and experts, veterinarians, science popularization instructors and other front-line staff had a simple and comfortable discussion at Rose Garden. During the discussion, Hao Ming, the deputy secretary of the CPC Committee of Chengdu Medical College donated protective clothing, goggles and other medical kits to the Base on behalf of both hospitals, and extended their best wishes for the robust growth of the baby pandas. Wang Chengdong, the vice director of the Base, received the donation on behalf of the Base and extended its earnest gratitude. Lan Jingchao, the vice director of the Base, awarded the Donation Certificate to the representatives of both hospitals.

Yu Xiaoping, the secretary of the CPC Committee of Chengdu Medical College, affirms that by hosting this activity, the Base extends its gratitude to the medical personnel. The first encounter between the medical teams and the twins "Reganmian" and "Danhonggao" fulfilled the promise made earlier for them meet as soon as possible, which was so touching.

Lan Jingchao, the vice director of the Base, denoted that all medical workers have completed relevant work under intensive pressure and a highly-intense environment during this pandemic. It is a great relief to all of us to see them return safe and visit the baby pandas born during the pandemic. May they stay safe and healthy and continue to work in the future.

"This is the first time we meet 'Reganmian' and 'Danhonggao' in person. They are so cute and grow bigger since the last time I saw them on live stream. They are active and good, very adorable! Moreover, we are deeply conscious of the importance of protecting wild animals through the interpretation by the science popularization instructor. Not only does this activity bring us joy but it also enlightens us on environmental protection. " said Zhang Kun, the vice director of the Hospital Infection-Control Department of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College, member of the first batch of the Sichuan medical team to Hubei and the leader of the Hospital Infection-Control team.

It is delightful to find out that two baby pandas were born at the Base during the time the medical team visited the twins, which was surprising to all of them. "We are very pleased about their birth. It surprised all of us that they are born during the time this beneficial public activity with special meaning is hosting, making this activity more meaningful" said a staff at the Base.

 

 





The medical team is visiting Reganmian and Danhonggao





Reganmian, Danhonggao and Chunsheng in one picture


The medical team is visiting the art work exhibition


The medical team is donating medical kits to the Base


The Base is awarding the Donation Certificate to the medical team


The medical team is taking a group photo


The medical team is taking a group photo


The medical team is taking a group photo