Cabi­net passes med­i­cal plan

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - POLICY REVIEW -

The ex­ec­u­tive meet­ing of the State Coun­cil, China’s Cabi­net, ap­proved the Plan on Health­care and Med­i­cal Sys­tem Re­form for the 13th Five Year Plan (2016-20) on Dec 21. The meet­ing said ma­jor chronic dis­ease risk as­sess­ment should be strength­ened. At the meet­ing, the 2016 Na­tional Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Awards list was also ap­proved. The meet­ing fur­ther called for deep­en­ing re­form of the med­i­cal and health sys­tem in the next five years and the clos­ing of loop­holes in the water con­ser­vancy con­struc­tion and ur­ban drainage sys­tem. im­prove poli­cies on el­derly care in terms of land sup­ply, fis­cal sup­port and fi­nanc­ing.

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