"61" children’s day, reporters from the Ministry of health and Family Planning Commission has learned that the province at all levels of medical institutions through the standard children’s health examination, expand the implementation of the national immunization program, strengthen children’s system management, health education, reduce the incidence of infant mortality and disease of children, children’s health service level and service quality has been significantly improved.
2013 years the infant mortality rate and mortality of children under 5 years old were 12.21 per thousand, 14.96 per thousand, respectively, compared to 2012 decreased by 2.9% and 1.8%; children under the age of 5 in severe anemia prevalence rate was 1.9% lower than in 2012; routine immunization reported vaccination rate was more than 98%. In our province, we selected the production and pediatric technology backbone in the township health centers, helping the township hospitals to strengthen the production and pediatric construction, and comprehensively improve the level of maternal and child health services at the grassroots level. Our province seriously implement the infant nutrition improvement project, the current project covers 19 counties (cities), improve the nutritional status of children in rural and pastoral areas, poor areas of children’s health has been effectively protected. Our province effectively carry out comprehensive programs of maternal and child health, will focus on improving the hospital delivery rate, reduce the neonatal mortality rate, hospital delivery rate reached 95.47% in 2013, the province’s maternal, improve the health level of women and children. At the same time, expanding the coverage of neonatal disease screening, standardized management of neonatal screening, screening for congenital heart disease in children, to reduce the incidence of birth defects and other diseases, improve the quality of the birth population.