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Police to help hospitals reduce patient disputes
Public security departments will improve cooperation with health authorities to reduce medical disputes between patients and hospitals, Li Jingsheng, chief of security administration at the Ministry of Public Security, said at a conference on Sept 26 with several departments.
Chinese first lady calls for global efforts against TB
Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, addressed the United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting on ending tuberculosis (TB) via a video on Sept 26, calling for global efforts to put an end to the epidemic.
Abortions in China decreased in past five years
The number of abortions in China has decreased in the past five years, but the high proportion of young adults and teenagers undergoing the procedure remains a vexing issue.
Chinese doctors to provide free eye surgeries in 6 countries
China has announced plans to send medical teams to provide free surgery to 3,000 cataract patients in six countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative in the next three years.
China to become world’s largest country of organ transplants in 2020
China is expected to have the most organ transplant surgeries in 2020, said Huang Jiefu, director of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee.