China to im­prove health ser­vices for se­niors: NHC

Fiji Sun - - China News -

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.

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