China will reinforce its primary health care system through investing more on infrastructure, staff training, and subsidy for service providers to push forward the newly-launched health care reform, an official said. Full story
2009-04-15 13:09:35 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China's central government has appropriated 19.8 billion yuan (2.9 billion U.S. dollars) in subsidies to encourage farmers to participate in rural health care programs, said the Ministry of Finance Wednesday.
2009-04-07 06:04:20 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- China will set up at least one clinic in every village within three years to improve the health care at grassroots level, according to an implementation plan for medical reform released by the State Council here on Tuesday.
2009-04-07 04:19:24 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- China will deal with shortages of medical staff in underdeveloped rural areas under medical system reform plans published here Tuesday.
2009-04-06 10:34:33 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) -- China will promote health-care reform in four areas -- public health services, medical treatment, medical insurance and drug supply -- for both urban and rural residents, according to a central government document released on Monday.
2009-04-07 03:33:29 GMT China Daily
A master plan for healthcare over the next decade was unveiled Monday, the first step in a highly anticipated reform of the medical system that aims to provide fair and affordable services for all citizens.
2009-04-07 01:35:29 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- China unveiled a three-year action plan on health care reform Tuesday, which it said would lay a solid foundation for equitable and universal access to essential health care for all in China.
2009-04-06 09:11:38 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING -- China Monday unveiled a blueprint for health-care over the next decade, kicking off the much-anticipated reform to fix the ailing medical system and to ensure fair and affordable health services for all 1.3 billion citizens.
2009-04-07 10:30:05 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government Tuesday announced it will institute an essential medicine system within three years to drive down prescription costs and quell public complaints of limited accessibility of medicines.
2009-04-09 06:24:03 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 9 (Xinhua) -- China's 850 billion yuan (124 billion U.S. dollars) raft of health care reforms, announced this week, are mainly meant to improve care for rural and poor residents and spur domestic demand.
2009-04-09 02:34:48 GMT China Daily
US software giant IBM Corp said yesterday that China's planned 850-billion yuan healthcare system overhaul will generate at least $1.5 billion in new spending in software, providing great opportunities for technology companies that have taken a beating in the current global economic downturn.
2009-04-08 06:31:33 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- China's planned health sector reforms are in line with principles of the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide equal access to universal health-care, WHO head Margaret Chan said Tuesday.
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