The Shanghai Health Bureau says it has set up 10 maternity and
child health hospitals for migrants, offering qualified prenatal
and delivery services at prices they can afford.
The hospitals have a total of 84 beds and cost 5 million yuan or
over US$600 thousand to build.
give birth to a baby at one of these hospitals, women will only
have to pay about one-third of the fee charged at ordinary
hospitals in the city.
All of the hospitals are located on the city's outskirts.
(CRI August 2, 2004)