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Li Keqiang urges sound implementation of two-child policy


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for full support in health, education, housing and other fields for the sound implementation of two-child policy.

State Council promotes unified basic health insurance system


The State Council on Jan 12 issued a guideline on the integration of basic medical insurance for urban employees and the new rural cooperative medical scheme, which are aimed at creating a unified basic health insurance system.

State Council approves conferences on health-related system


The State Council on Dec 24 approved the establishment of inter-department conferences on reforming the approval system for drugs and medical devices.

Chinese legislators urge deepened reform on public hospitals


Chinese legislators recently called for improvements to the nation's 13,000 public hospitals, focus of an overhaul of the national health system that began in 2009.

China awards model Ebola fighters


China held a ceremony to award individuals and groups for their outstanding work in fighting against Ebola both at home and in African countries on Nov 25.

Vice-premier calls on creating a healthy China


Vice-Premier Liu Yandong on Dec 14 called on the Chinese Medical Association to make new contribution for constructing a healthy China, while attending the group’s centennial anniversary celebration in Beijing.

Two-child policy expected to be approved by top legislature


All couples have been encouraged to have two children, and couples who have two children can enjoy longer maternity leave, according to a draft.

Xi Jinping's remarks on health


Healthy China program will reach from top levels to individual households in the country's 2016-2020 plan.

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

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