Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua

China plans health care system upgrade with focus on infectious disease

  • Five-year blueprint calls for more resources for CDCs and centres in big cities to treat large numbers of patients during an outbreak
  • It also includes ‘high-quality’ regional and local hospitals and improved facilities for women, children and the elderly

Topic |   Health in China
Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping has called for an overhaul of the health care system to strengthen weak links exposed by the pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
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