A six-episode documentary portraying the real lives of doctors was launched on March 18 in Beijing, reported China Youth Daily.
Recently, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and 12 other national departments jointly released a healthy aging plan for the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), vowing to set up a basic medical and health system covering elderly people in urban and rural areas and provide integrated services for old people.
Jin Xiaotao, vice-minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) attended the 49th session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) in Macao from March 20 to 24 and delivered a speech.
Despite a downward trend of tuberculosis cases in recent years, China reports roughly 900,000 new cases annually, keeping it among the 30 countries with the highest incidence of the infectious disease, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
Cui Li, vice-minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), met with Radek Policar, Czech vice-minister of Health, in Beijing on March 20.
Patients in Beijing will soon be spending less money on drugs due to a comprehensive medical care reform covering all public hospitals in the capital.
Chronic disease prevention should be the shared responsibility of the whole society.
China has recruited a team of specialists in traditional Chinese medicine, including China's first Nobel laureate in medicine, Tu Youyou, to help find solutions to the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance.