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China’s organ donation system still faces many challenges

With the development of technology and medicine, organ transplants in China have gradually become more common and safer. At present, the volume of organ transplants carried out in the country is second only to the United States. In the coming…

Focus on children’s healthcare leads to improved outcomes

The importance of protecting children’s health has been gaining increasing attention in recent years. During the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016 to 2020), various policies designed to improve healthcare services, such as focusing on the prevention and treatment of infants with…

Yunnan school marks 10 years of educating ‘ugly ducklings’

“I’m unable to understand the teachers in class.” “I get bullied by my classmates.” “I can’t stop arguing with my parents.” The Ugly Duckling School, located 50 kilometers from Kunming, Yunnan Province, is a middle school with 79 “problem students”.…

Shenzhen’s anti-drug strategy pays off

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking fell on June 26, with Shenzhen Public Security Bureau announcing that the city was tied for first place with the 21 prefecture-level cities of Guangdong Province on a 2020 provincial anti-drug…

The 14th Five-Year Plan: what’s new in elderly care?

Falls have become the leading cause of injury-related death for people over 65 years old in China. More than 40 million over 65s suffer at least one fall every year, with about half of them occurring at home, according to…

14th Five-Year Plan outlines civil affairs agenda to 2025

The Ministry of Civil Affairs held a press conference on the “14th Five-Year Civil Affairs Development Plan” on June 18, with officials outlining the ministry’s plan for social care and the civil society sector through 2025. The plan specifies the…
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Volunteering the norm for many Wuhan residents

According to Changjiang Daily, one out of every five people in Wuhan is a volunteer. While many might put this down to the legacy of the city’s battle against Covid-19 last year, devoting time to volunteer work has been common…

Garbage problem mounts in Hoh Xil nature reserve

Hoh Xil is a nature reserve located in Qinghai, China. As one of the largest reserves in China, it has an average elevation of 4,600 meters and is home to diverse wildlife. Hoh Xil was recognized as the country’s 51st…

Donations not so black and white for ‘panda blood’ people

Wang Jinsong’s father needed an emergency surgery last November. Due to severe anemia, Wang’s father required at least 800 cc of blood before the operation. But Wang then found out that his father had “panda blood,” commonly known as the…

More blind students use braille for 2021 Gaokao than past years

The National College Entrance Examinations in China or gaokao commenced officially on June 7. More than 10.78 million students this year throughout the country registered for the exam that determines their academic fate for the next few years. Among the…