CHINA China to improve elderly healthcare system


China to improve elderly healthcare system


19:56, June 05, 2019

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- China will improve the healthcare system for the country's senior citizens, according to a reform plan on the medical and healthcare system issued by the General Office of the State Council.


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China's elderly healthcare system faces severe challenges due to the fast-growing elderly population.

At the end of 2018, China had a population of 249 million aged 60 or above, making up 17.9 percent of the total population.

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