Governments at all levels should give priority to the
development of community medical service system, Chinese Vice
Premier Wu Yi said in Beijing on Thursday.
Wu said the community medical service is a new type of health
care system, which focuses on disease prevention and provides
convenient service for urban residents.
She said the government had increased input in expanding medical
service system, which saw more service items and improved service
The vice premier urged relevant departments to strengthen the
training of community doctors and nurses, establish a management
and assessment system of community medical service to ensure the
government's investment to be effectively used.
(Xinhua News Agency March 23, 2007)