"Barry & Martin's Trust"
is an English registered charity active since 1996 between England
and China in Aids education, prevention and care. It
was established in memory of the late Barry Chan. The Trust has
held workshops on Aids education, treatment and care in various
parts of China including Beijing, Yunnan, Guizhou, Hebei, Xinjiang,
Guangxi, Guangdong and Shandong, and it sponsors an Aids workshop
The Trust gives an annual prize in
China - Barry & Martin's Prize - for excellence in Aids education,
prevention and care. The prize winners so far include Professor
Zhang Beichuan from Qingdao Medical College, Dr. Wang Chun from
Yunnan Simao CDC, Professor Xu Lianzhi from Beijing You’an Hospital,
Professor Gui Xien from Wu Han Zhong Nan Hospital, Nurse Wang
Kerong from Beijing Ditan Hospital, The Xinjiang Infectious Diseases
Hospital and Needle Exchange Groups in Yining City Xinjiang, Academician
Professor Zeng Yi, and Dr Zhang Jianbo of Peggy Health Centre in
The Trust supports hospitals in China for HIV/AIDS treatment and
care. Presently it supports projects at theBeijing Ditan and You'an
Hospitals; The Second People’s Hospital in Dali of Yunnan Province;
Xinjiang Medical University Hospital; and Qingdao Medical College.
The Trust donated to build the Peggy Health Centre at The Second
People’s Hospital in Dali, Yunnan Province. It also contributed
to build The Simao –Shanghai AIDS and Infectious Diseases Hospital
in Simao, Yunnan Province.
It also sponsors Chinese doctors and nurses on training visits to
England. Doctors, nurses and hospital administrators from Beijing
Ditan Hospital, Beijing You’an Hospital, Chinese Academy of Preventive
Medicine (now Chinese CDC), Xinjiang Medical University, Dali Medical
School and hospitals in Guizhou and Sichuan have benefited from
the Trust’s support.
The Trust also supports projects in Zhecheng & Shangcai counties
in Henan, directed towards people who have contracted HIV
through blood donations - and children orphaned by HIV.
The Trust also supports the gay (MSM)
community in China, especially through the sexual health centre
at Qingdao Medical College, the Red Ribbon Centre at Beijing Ditan
Hospital and the Quiet Garden project in Beijing You'an Hospital.
It supports gay hotlines and websites in Beijing and twenty
other major cities around China.
The Trust is an independent private charity with liquid assets in
excess of pounds sterling one million. Its registered number in
England is 1062629. The Trust accepts donations from friends and
supporters around the world.
The Trust’s founder and Chairman is Martin Gordon OBE. The other
Trustees are Nathalie Gordon, James Lewisohn and Eugene Chang. Its
Director is Dr. Shisong Jiang of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
The Chairman established separately
"American Friends of Barry & Martin's Charity, Inc."
in 2003. This has 501(c)3 status, enabling US persons to obtain
the deductions on their donations. This company is independent of
the Trust but cooperates with it in its work in China.
The Trust cooperates not only with
other English charities but also with a number of major groups around
the world. It has worked with English charities such as Voluntary
Service Overseas, Save the Children, The Mary Kinross Charitable
Trust and Elton John Aids Foundation. It also works with the Ford
and Clinton Foundations, Yale University School of Nursing, The
Australian Red Cross and Medecins sans Frontieres.