Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has formed a partnership with one of the largest pediatric hospitals in China with plans to collaborate on cancer and blood diseases. The agreement with Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University runs for three years. The Cincinnati hospital has been working for several years to form international connections as a way to increase its global influence, share expertise and draw more paying customers. It started with Israel in 2011. Cincinnati Children's will host faculty from Chongqing Children's for clinical experience in hematology and oncology. Chongqing will host two to three faculty members a year from Cincinnati Children's for education and consultation on complex cases.