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NHC casts eyes on diabetes prevention and control


Updated: 2019-10-17

A diabetes prevention and control campaign, a part of the Healthy China Action, kicked off in Daqing, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province on Oct 15.


A diabetes prevention and control Action is officially initiated on Oct 15. [Photo/nhc.gov.cn] 

Wang Jianjun, member of the Leading Party Members' Group of the National Health Commission and president of the China National Committee on Ageing, addressed the launch ceremony, pointing out that diabetes is a chronic disease that poses greats threats to people's health. It is crucial to prevent and control the disease at earlier stage.  

He said that significance should be attached to the establishment of a healthy lifestyle, collaboration between different responsible parties, improvement in diabetes overall administration capacity and exploration of methods to prevent and control the disease.

The ceremony also released a promotion video and a written proposal to develop that prevention and control.

Other speakers at the ceremony included officials of the World Health Organization China Representative Office and the Heilongjiang provincial government.


Link: China's Central Government / World Health Organization / United Nations Population Fund / UNICEF in China

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