SHANGHAI, China, April 11 /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) was selected by the Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) to implement China's new disinfection vocational training and licensing program. The MOH and MOL created the program to improve China's public health safety security by standardizing the disinfectant industry's qualification and licensing standards.
Recently, the Vocational Ability Authentication Centers, a division of MOH sponsored an initiatives seminar of leading industry experts, to develop and implement a national training and licensing program for the disinfectant industry. Leading this effort were Mr. Liubo Zhang, the Chairman of the Office of Infection Control (a division of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention); Mr. Hualin Yang, the Secretary-General of the China Pest Infestation Control and Sanitation Association (a division of China's Ministry of Agriculture); Mr. Xuelian Bian, the Vice Director of the Shanghai Disinfection Association, and Chairman & CEO of Linkwell; and experts from the esteemed Beijing Xiehe and Shanghai Ruijin Hospitals.
These industry experts adapted LiKang Disinfectant's education program and recommended that it become China's official program. The Chairmen of MOH and MOHRSS accepted the experts' recommendation for standardized national vocational training and licensing program, and signed exclusive agreements with LiKang Disinfectant to implement and manage the program. In coordination with the China Pest Infestation Control and Sanitation Association, LiKang Disinfectant will initiate the first training class for the disinfection and pest control professionals supporting the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
"This national training and licensing program will provide essential health services for the Beijing Olympics and all of China," commented Xuelian Bian, "being selected to implement and manage this monumental program is an honor for LiKang Disinfectant and provides several new business opportunities." In addition to direct compensation for the training, LiKang Disinfectant's management believes the increase in prestige, and brand recognition will help sales of their disinfectant products.
Linkwell estimates there are one million disinfectant and pest control professionals who need this training and licensing. Management also believes they are 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 experts, using LiKang Disinfectant's products.
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 Disinfectant, 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.lwll.us/ .
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