A white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFEA white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFE
A white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFE

China plans to overhaul health system, but better communication with public is off the radar

  • White paper highlights five areas for reform, including better warning systems, but critics say public disclosure is needed to make this work
  • Head of National Health Commission said system was ‘generally effective’ during coronavirus outbreak, but some areas needed strengthening
Topic |   Health in China
A white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFEA white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFE
A white paper in the Covid-19 outbreak said the health system had proved “generally effective”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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