Apple News Facebook Twitter 新浪微博 Instagram YouTube Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Search
Archive
English>>

Village doctors play important role in poverty relief in rural areas (3)

(Xinhua)    08:56, May 20, 2020

CHINA-GUANGXI-POVERTY RELIEF-HEALTH GUARDIANS (CN)

In this Combo photo taken on Aug. 22, 2019, 48-year-old rural doctor Wang Weijiang checks dental health for a child (L, top), explains the methods of taking medicine to a villager (L, bottom), is on the way to visit a patient (C, bottom), fills in villagers' health records (R, top), arranges his medical kit (R, C), and talks with a villager (R, bottom), at Yingming Village of Shangsi County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. May 19 marks World Family Doctor Day, a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. China is committed to improving the quality of contracted family doctor services and enhancing community-level medical services. Family doctors, including general practitioners registered with grassroots health institutions, qualified doctors at township clinics and village doctors, provide basic medical care and other health services. In Guangxi, a major front in China's anti-poverty campaign, village doctors play an important role in the course of poverty relief in rural areas. They travel door to door to answer patients' calls, especially for those who live in hard-to-reach hamlets and under the poverty line. They are considered health guardians in towns, offering emergency response and medical support. (Xinhua/Cao Yiming)


【1】【2】【3】【4】【5】

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)
(Web editor: Liang Jun, Bianji)

Add your comment

Most Read

Hot News

We Recommend

Photos

prev next