China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission, National Development and Reform Commission, and other government departments recently announced a 3-year cancer prevention and treatment plan for 2015-2017. Here is a description of that plan.
The General Office of China’s State Council has given its views on providing critical illness insurance for urban and rural residents, which gives China's major critical disease salvation move a shot in the arm.
In view of the recent epidemic situation, the NHFPC and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine made the decision to bring Ebola hemorrhagic fever into the quarantinable infectious disease management system after expert arguments and the State Council's approval to step up efforts in keeping Ebola out of China and protecting public health safety.
Foreign investors will be allowed to set up wholly foreign-owned hospitals through mergers, acquisitions or other means.
The method was formed to strengthen village clinic management, clarify village clinic functions and service range, and ensure rural residents have access to public health and essential medical services.
The village clinic is the foundation of the rural third-level health service network and is tasked with offering essential medical and public health service to rural residents.
With comprehensive and rapid construction of population health informatization and rapid new technology development and application, medical, health and family planning institutes at all levels are collecting more and more data on electronic health records, electronic medical records and population information.
Hospital infection outbreaks are key reflections of hospital infection hazards and an important part of hospital infection management. Strengthening the hospital infection outbreak report, related data analysis and utilization will help promote early reporting and timely treatment of hospital infections, as well as improve infection monitoring, prevention and control by health and family planning administrative departments and medical institutions at various levels.