China’s new rural cooperative medical program ran smoothly nationwide in 2014 and covered a large number of farmers while increasing their benefits.
There will be improvements in the urbanites’ medical insurance and the new rural medical insurance standards.
More than 2,400 county-level public hospitals did away with the mechanism linking drug prescription to doctor’s salary, eliminated drug price additions and adjusted medical service prices.
The guideline on reform of China's household registration system published by the State Council today is a programmatic document that will guide current and future reform on the household registration system.
The publication of a State Council document on reform of China's household registration system, or hukou, on Wednesday marks the beginning of a phase, in which the long discussed vision of a fairer system will gradually materialize.
China has 880 million women and children, more than any country in the world, and their health has long been a top priority of the government.
China is working to meet new challenges posed by vector-borne diseases, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said at a press conference on April 3 ahead of World Health Day, which falls on April 7.
The National Health Literacy Promotion Action Plan was launched by the NHFPC against the backdrop of a worldwide promotion of civil health literacy initiated by the World Health Organization.