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Shanghai holds Chinese family development forum


Updated: 2017-05-17

The Chinese families are undergoing profound changes that produce many difficulties that require solving by the joint efforts of government and social groups, according to Wang Pei'an, vice-minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC).

The first Chinese family development forum was held in Shanghai on May 15. Wang Pei'an attended the forum where he delivered a speech.

"The Chinese government emphasizes family development as a national strategy. The NHFPC has taken many efforts to improve Chinese families' health conditions and well-being, refinefamily functionality and build family culture," he said.

"We should further perfect the family development policy system. Furthermore, we should improve the service system for family development by encouraging the operation of infant and child services and push forward the combination of medical treatment and nursing care," he added.

More than 300 representatives, experts and officials from relevant departments took part in the forum.

Professionals participated in in-depth discussions around Chinese families, healthy aging and other relevant topics at the sub-forum. 


Link: China's Central Government / World Health Organization / United Nations Population Fund / UNICEF in China

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