Questions and answers on Hepatitis B vaccination in China

BEIJING, 18 August 2014 – In the lead-up to World Hepatitis Day in July, WHO China ran a campaign on Weibo to increase awareness of the importance of vaccinating for Hepatitis B. If you have more questions about hepatitis B vaccination, read our Frequently Asked Questions.

WHO marks World Hepatitis Day by urging public to ‘Think Again’ about hepatitis

BEIJING, 28 July 2014 – On World Hepatitis Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) in China is urging people to ‘Think Again’ about the risks of viral hepatitis, and how to protect themselves and their families.

Far from over: Despite great progress, China must do more to fight HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS

BEIJING, 24 July 2014 - As the 2014 International AIDS Conference is underway in Melbourne this week, now is a good time to take stock of the state of HIV/AIDS in China. Two things can be said about China’s fight against HIV/AIDS. First, progress has been impressive by anyone’s standards. Second, there is much more work to be done.

WHO Director-General urges China to continue health reform process to address future health challenges

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan addresses media at WHO China Office, Beijing, 9 July 2014

BEIJING, 9 July 2014 – “It is critical that the Government of China continue with, and accelerate, it’s current health care reforms – to build a health system to address major current and future health challenges,” World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan, said at the conclusion of an official visit to China.

Highlights from the country

  • 7 August 2014

    Breastfeeding, a winning goal for life

    This week is World Breastfeeding Week! The theme for this year’s World Breastfeeding Week is “Breastfeeding, a winning goal for life!”. The World Health Organization (WHO) China, together with the National Health and Family Planning Commission, UNICEF and the Beijing health and family planning authorities are working together during World Breastfeeding Week to protect, promote and support breastfeeding in China – including through an event held on 1 August 2014, designed to inform the public about the necessity and the importance of breastfeeding.

  • 24 July 2014

    Far from over: Despite great progress, China must do more to fight HIV/AIDS

    As the 2014 International AIDS Conference is underway in Melbourne this week, now is a good time to take stock of the state of HIV/AIDS in China. Two things can be said about China’s fight against HIV/AIDS. First, progress has been impressive by anyone’s standards. Second, there is much more work to be done.

  • 27 June 2014

    Improving Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Security for China’s Most Vulnerable Women and Children

    “These vegetables are all from my greenhouse. We have more things to eat now, not just pickles and potatoes as in the past,” said Shen Wanshu from Shuitang village, proudly displaying his home-grown produce which developed with the assistance of the UN-China program that aims to improve nutrition, food security and food safety in some of China’s poorest areas.

WHO work in China

China-WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2013-2015

Contact information

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