China to improve health services for seniors: NHC
Beijing: China is to initiate a project to improve health services for senior citizens, according to the National Health Commission (NHC).
The project is aimed at preventing and controlling chronic diseases and promoting good health among senior citizens.
Though the average life expectancy of Chinese has increased to 77 years, 180 million senior citizens are suffering from chronic diseases, according to Wang Haidong, director of the commission’s ageing and health department.
China is to initiate a project to improve health services for senior citizens.