The development in the field of health services has brought concrete benefits to the Chinese people. The average life expectancy of the Chinese rose to 76.5 years in 2016 from 67.9 years in 1981; maternal mortality dropped from 88.9 per 100,000 persons in 1990 to 19.9 per 100,000 persons in 2016; and infant mortality declined from 34.7 per 1,000 in 1981 to 7.5 per 1,000 in 2016. The main health indicators of the Chinese are generally better than the average level of middle-and high-income countries, and China has achieved the UN's Millennium Goals in this regard ahead of schedule. Furthermore, China has established a complete medical and health system that is guided by the Constitution, based on civil laws and regulations, laws and administrative regulations on health, and local regulations, and directed by the outlines, programs, and plans of the health sector. The system has proved effective in maintaining sound doctor-patient relations, addressing medical disputes with impartiality, and ensuring citizens' right to health.
A new type of apprentice system will be pushed forward to provide skills training for newly recruited and re-employed workers. The development of highly skilled workers will be prioritized, with the training of senior technicians set to be reinforced. The ministries of finance and human resources and social security are being required to do research in support of enterprises so they can conduct skills training and speed up measures to develop skilled workers with high professional qualifications.
A sales manager surnamed Wang at Sanwei, who asked not to be fully identified, told China Daily that he believed the CCTV report exaggerated affairs to some degree.
The findings include 189 ruins sites, 43 tombs, 15 ancient buildings and 16 places with cultural relics from the modern era. The heritage date back to as early as the Neolithic Period.