Attendees at the event [China Women's News]
A charity project on women's health was launched at a ceremony on November 22 at China Women's Activity Center in Beijing.
Initiated by China Women's News, the Women's Health Consultation and Management Service Project was also supported by several technology companies from different parts of the country, as well as an alliance for women's entrepreneurship and innovation.
Accordingly, the project mainly aims to provide free health consultation services for women; hold public charity lectures on women's health knowledge; and, help laid-off workers and impoverished women establish their own businesses through contacting women's federations in towns and cities across the nation.
Nearly 200 people attended the event, including Sun Longchun, former vice-minister of Health; Zhang Liming, former director-general of the Organization Department of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF); and, Wang Huaning, former inspector of the Publicity Department of the National Health and Family Planning Commission as well as relevant experts and scholars.
Sun noted in his speech that the implementation of the project can provide premium health services for women and help them prevent and control disease.
Huang Haiqun, president of China Women's News, said that the agency will work hard to publicize health services for women nationwide.
Xi Jingdong, professor of a short-cycle educational health institution affiliated to Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, stated that the institution will concentrate its efforts on training skilled talents in traditional Chinese medicine to provide health prevention, consultation and management services for women.
Xi added that the institution will positively contribute to helping promote the project to care for women's health.
Wang Wei, executive secretary-general of the alliance for women's entrepreneurship and innovation, said that the mission of the alliance is to help women show their wisdom and strength in the new era. Wang hopes that women nationwide can shoulder their responsibilities and forge ahead.
Zhi Jinsong, president of a biotechnology company as well as the first partner with the alliance, said that the company is planning to establish over 300 service centers across the country. Zhi hopes that every woman can access health knowledge from the centers.
(Source: China Women's News/Translated and edited by Women of China)