Policy - The Twelfth Five-Year Plan for Health Sector Development

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China National People's Congress
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Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components


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  • We will strengthen maternal healthcare and continue to implement hospital delivery subsidy programs to rural women.
  • We will enhance management of baby-friendly hospitals, increase breast-feeding rate, and promote the scientific feeding to infants and young children
  • We will reduce the prevalence of child malnutrition and anemia. By 2015, under-5 stunt rate shall be limited to under 10%, and anemia prevalence rate being under 20%
  • We will build up NCD prevention and control system that covers both rural and urban settings
  • We will push forward the practice in health facilities that patients over 35  years old will be checked for their blood pressure at their first encounter with doctors, and provide blood sugar tests in over 80% of the communities and township health facilities.     
  • We will make big efforts in "whole-population healthy life-style" action, establish demonstrative regions of NCD control, carry out health management, lifestyle guidance and interventions to high-risk population; and health management rate for senior residents will reach 60%. 
  • We will establish sound systems for food safety risk assessment and early warning, food safety standard, and emergency response and investigation.

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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