The China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) and the Golden Leaf Foundation donate eight mobile health clinics under the CWDF Health Express for Mothers Project to northeast China's Jilin Province on July 22, 2013. [Jilin Women's Federation / Han Shuyu]
The China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) and the Golden Leaf Foundation donated eight more mobile health clinics under the CWDFHealth Express for Mothers Project to northeast China's Jilin Province on July 22, 2013.
Counting the newly donated mobile clinics, Jilin currently has 21 such mobile clinics which provide health services to women and children in the province's poverty-stricken areas.
Since the Health Express for Mothers Project was launched in Jilin in 2009, it has made 734 home visits to rural areas, benefiting more than 76,000 women and children. The project is expected to expand its coverage to kindergartens, welfare centers, nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in the near future.
The Health Express for Mothers project, jointly launched in 2003 by the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) and the National Working Committee on Children and Women (NWCCW) under the State Council, is run by the CWDF and aims to improve healthcare access in northwest China's poverty-stricken areas.
The project has distributed 1,648 mobile clinics to 30 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities in the past decade, benefiting about 30 million people nationwide.
(Provided by Jilin Women's Federation)
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