The Chinese government pays close attention to children’s health and will take effective measures to cultivate a healthy environment for their growth. An official from the State Council Working Committee on Women and Children said.
The rapid development of China’s health system may explain why accidents have recently overtaken genetic diseases has the leading cause of death of children under the age of 14, according to statistical data.
China amended its Law on the Protection of Minors and Compulsory Education in 2006. The Ministry of Education has since claimed to works closely with Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Health to educate and prevent potentially lethal childhood accidents.
(CRIENGLISH.com June 2, 2007)