In 2009, Taiwan was granted observer status at the United Nation’s World Health Assembly...
Ministry of Health
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 8, 2017
In 2013, after years of policy adjustment and the conclusion of a pilot program, China began an...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 26, 2015
The New York Times’ Didi Kirsten Tatlow reports that former deputy health minister Dr. Huang...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 17, 2015
After years of criticism from international health and human rights groups for its reliance on...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 26, 2013
Bloomberg reports that China’s Ministry of Health will soon launch a national campaign...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 18, 2013
In 2011, human consumption of antibiotics in China was ten times the global average. Because overuse of the drugs can give rise to resistance in the bacteria they target, the Health Ministry has repeatedly promised to cut down...
by Scott Greene | Nov 22, 2012
A senior health official claimed that China will curb the use executed prisoners as a source of organ transplants while bolstering a volunteer donor program that it hopes will help to limit the much-criticized practice: Nearly...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 2, 2012
The practice of harvesting transplant organs from executed prisoners is one of China’s most infamous human rights violations. In March, vice health minister Huang Jiefu announced that it would soon be phased out in favour...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 6, 2012
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 7, 2011
A new survey finds that suicide remains the leading cause of death among young Chinese. The survey, released by the state center for disease control and the Beijing Huilongguan Hospital, showed that suicide was the fifth leading...
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