SHANGHAI, China, May 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Shanghai LiKang Disinfection Hi-Tech Company, Ltd., (LiKang Disinfectant) began training and licensing disinfection teams for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The project is sponsored by and under the direction of the Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), who signed exclusive agreements with LiKang Disinfectant last month.
Attending the opening ceremony were Mr. Hualin Yang, the Secretary-General of the China Pest Infestation Control and Sanitation Association (a division of China's Ministry of Agriculture); Mr. Liubo Zhang, the Chairman of the Office of Infection Control (a division of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention); the leader from the Vocational Ability Authentication Centers of MOH; and Mr. Xuelian Bian, the Vice Director of the Shanghai Disinfection Association, and Chairman & CEO of Linkwell, and others.
Mr. Bian commented, "It is an honor to be selected for this very important mission. Health security is an important part for the Beijing Olympics and the MOH has paid great attention to every aspect of prevention and crisis action planning. All of our training experts are charged with training disinfection teams, which are key to the success of health security." After the class, passing the exam of disinfection vocational ability, the students will receive the government required license of Disinfection Vocation Certificate.
Linkwell announced on April 11, 2008, that its wholly owned subsidiary, LiKang Disinfectant, was selected by the Chinese MOH and MOHRSS to implement China's new disinfection vocational training and licensing program. The MOH and MOHRSS created the program to improve China's public health safety security by standardizing the disinfectant industry's qualification and licensing standards.
This national training and licensing program will provide essential health services for the Beijing Olympics and all of China and the Company believes that being selected to implement and manage this monumental program is an honor and should provide several new business opportunities. In addition to direct compensation for the training, LiKang Disinfectant's management believes that the increase in prestige, and brand recognition with help promote sales of its disinfectant products in the years ahead.
Linkwell estimates that there are one million disinfectant and pest control professionals who need this training and licensing and expects that the Company is well-positioned to benefit from this program as these professionals commence the mandatory training and licensing, which will be conducted exclusively by LiKang Disinfectant's expert, using LiKang Disinfectant's products.
The MOH and MOHRSS selection of LiKang Disinfecant to train and license all disinfectant and pest control professionals in China and for the Beijing Olympics, clearly indicates that its products and management expertise are highly regarded by the government and by professionals within the industry.
Skin Disinfectant Product Chosen for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
It was announced on February 27, 2008, that one of Linkwell's major product lines, An'erdian Skin Disinfectant, was chosen by the Organizing Committee for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games for use in all hospitals supporting the Olympic Games. An'erdian has numerous uses including daily hygiene, gynecology and skin-disease treatment. According to management, since 1995, Linkwell has sold more than 80 million bottles of An'erdian Skin Disinfectant to more than 5,000 hospitals and medical facilities all over China. It is estimated that An'erdian has been used effectively and safely on patients in more than six billion applications.
This selection indicates the Olympic Committees' confidence in Linkwell and it's products. The widespread use of An'erdian will help solidify Linkwell's image as the number one brand disinfectant in China, which is key to promoting An'erdian and the Company's other product lines to an image- conscious Chinese consumer market. In time, it will facilitate the Company's business expansion outside of China.
About Linkwell Corporation
Linkwell develops, manufactures and distributes disinfectant healthcare products in China through its subsidiary LiKang Disinfectant. Linkwell's disinfectant healthcare products are a nationally recognized domestic Chinese brand in this market segment. Linkwell products include disinfectants in liquid, tablet, powder and aerosol form. Through LiKang, Linkwell has a national marketing and sales presence throughout all 22 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, and 4 special municipalities of China. For more information, please visit http://www.linkwell.us .
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