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Guizhou to build 50 county-level medical sub-centers

eguizhou.gov.cn| Updated: 2022-02-11 Print


County-level medical sub-centers are capable of operating level 2 surgeries. [Photo/Guizhou Provincial Department of Health]

According to the Guizhou Provincial Department of Health, Southwest China's Guizhou province will construct 50 county-level medical sub-centers in nine cities and prefectures so as to boost the development of medical treatment in rural areas.

The medical sub-centers will provide diagnosis, rehabilitation and nursing services for common diseases, as well as emergency treatment and transfer services for life-threatening or complex illnesses.

They are in charge of assisting grassroots medical treatment organizations, business and technology management in village clinics; training regional medical workers; providing basic medical services for local people and promoting the development of surrounding medical institutions.

Every medical sub-center will serve more than 50,000 people in neighboring towns and townships and receive 5 million yuan ($786,150.22) in subsidies for setting up departments, hiring, and medical equipment.

Guizhou encourages municipal and county-level governments to offer financial support for the 50 medical sub-centers and establish more such centers.

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