SHANGHAI, China, April 11 LinkwellCorporation (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 DisinfectionHi-Tech Company, Ltd., (LiKang Disinfectant) was selected by the ChineseMinistry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security(MOHRSS) to implement China's new disinfection vocational training andlicensing program. The MOH and MOL created the program to improve China'spublic health safety security by standardizing the disinfectant industry'squalification and licensing standards.
Recently, the Vocational Ability Authentication Centers, a division of MOHsponsored an initiatives seminar of leading industry experts, to develop andimplement a national training and licensing program for the disinfectantindustry. Leading this effort were Mr. Liubo Zhang, the Chairman of theOffice of Infection Control (a division of the Chinese Center for DiseaseControl and Prevention); Mr. Hualin Yang, the Secretary-General of the ChinaPest Infestation Control and Sanitation Association (a division of China'sMinistry of Agriculture); Mr. Xuelian Bian, the Vice Director of the ShanghaiDisinfection Association, and Chairman & CEO of Linkwell; and experts from theesteemed Beijing Xiehe and Shanghai Ruijin Hospitals.
These industry experts adapted LiKang Disinfectant's education program andrecommended that it become China's official program. The Chairmen of MOH andMOHRSS accepted the experts' recommendation for standardized nationalvocational training and licensing program, and signed exclusive agreementswith LiKang Disinfectant to implement and manage the program. In coordinationwith the China Pest Infestation Control and Sanitation Association, LiKangDisinfectant will initiate the first training class for the disinfection andpest control professionals supporting the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
"This national training and licensing program will provide essentialhealth services for the Beijing Olympics and all of China," commented XuelianBian, "being selected to implement and manage this monumental program is anhonor for LiKang Disinfectant and provides several new businessopportunities." In addition to direct compensation for the training, LiKangDisinfectant's management believes the increase in prestige, and brandrecognition will help sales of their disinfectant products.
Linkwell estimates there are one million disinfectant and pest controlprofessionals who need this training and licensing. Management also believesthey are well positioned to benefit from this program as these professionalscommence the mandatory training and licensing, which will be conductedexclusively by LiKang Disinfectant's experts, using LiKang Disinfectant'sproducts.
About Linkwell Corporation
Linkwell develops, manufactures and distributes disinfectant healthcareproducts in China through its subsidiary LiKang Disinfectant. Linkwell'sdisinfectant healthcare products are a nationally recognized domestic Chinesebrand in this market segment. Linkwell products include disinfectants inliquid, tablet, powder and aerosol form. Through LiKang Disinfectant, Linkwellhas a national marketing and sales presence throughout all 22 provinces, 5autonomous regions, and 4 special municipalities of China. For moreinformation, please visit http://www.lwll.us/ .
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