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NHFPC'S Press Conference on May 29


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 working to control vector-borne diseases


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.

NHFPC's press conference on May 9,2014


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.

An introduction to the Patriotic Health Work


Over the years, with the CPC Central Committee and State Council attaching great importance to it and with national leaders showing concern for the public, the main content of the Patriotic Health Campaign has always been to solve prominent health problems arising from the people's productive activities and everyday life.

BRICS countries call for united action to advance global progress against tuberculosis


BRICS countries have joined together on World TB Day to call for united action against tuberculosis (TB), a disease responsible for more deaths in the last 200 years than any other disease.

An Introduction to the Prevention and Control of Vector-Transmitted Diseases


Since 2005, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been monitoring major vector species on a countrywide basis, with the monitoring network covering 43 prefecture-level cities in 19 provinces (municipalities).

2014 food safety guideline issues


Authorities will launch nationwide inspections on edible agricultural products, infant formula, livestock and poultry slaughtering, meat products and cooking oil in order to clean up production processes and crack down on illegal operations.

The progress of the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NRCMS) in 2013 and major tasks in 2014


In 2013, the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme ran smoothly. Management and the overall system was improved, covering a large rural population that enjoyed more benefits, especially with a higher level of medical insurance for serious illnesses.

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

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