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Circular to speed up development of nonpublic medical agencies


The State Council issued a circular on June 15 on policies and measures to speed up development of nonpublic medical agencies.

National departments jointly prevent MERS


The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) will join hands with national government bodies to prevent and control the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

WHO strongly advises S.Korea to ban all MERS suspects' overseas travel


The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday strongly advised South Korea to ban all people suspected of being infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) or having contact with the MERS infectees from going abroad as the Asian country is suffering from an unabated spread of the disease.

MERS infections in S.Korea increase to 138 with 12 more cases


Infections with the Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) in South Korea increased to 138 on Saturday with 12 more cases added, while the death toll from the viral disease rose to 12, the health ministry said.

Riyadh reports 1 MERS death case, 453 fatalities in total since 2012


Saudi Health Ministry announced on Friday the death of a 77-year old Saudi man of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus, bringing the number of total death cases to 453 since the outbreak of the deadly disease in 2012.

Vice-premier meets with WHO chief in Geneve


Vice-Premier Liu Yandong meets with the World Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun and envoys of West African Countries and the African Union in Geneve, Switzerland, June 11.

A new chapter of China-Czech Republic health cooperation


Health is one important part of these exchanges and cooperation.The two governments signed a 2013-2016 health plan and a medicine and healthcare memorandum of understanding.

Li Bin meets with British Ambassador in China


China and Britain will further cooperation in health disease prevention, mediine and general practice in the future, Li Bin, minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission and Barbara Woodward, British Ambassador in China, agreed at a meeting in Beijing on May 28.

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