Health Care Reform Plan Prioritizes Primary Health Care Institutions
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
At the recentmeeting of the Standing Committee of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Conference, the Ministry of Health disclosed the key points of the health care reform plan: it will concentrate on the reform of community and rural health care, formulate specific policies, expand financial investment and cultivate talent. Changes in large urban hospitals will start with increasing government funding and adjusting health care service charges to revamp the current situation of drug sales sustaining medical institutions. A system will be put in place to gradually standardize manpower training in large hospitals and primary medical institutions to improve primary health care providers' professional skills. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)
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