China to spur development of medical education
The General Office of the State Council has issued a guideline on accelerating the development of China's medical education.
The guideline calls for an overall improvement of the structure of medical education, promoting the development of specialties in short supply, such as anesthesia, infection, intensive care and pediatrics, as well as the training of general practitioners.
The guideline stresses improving the quality of medical education in colleges and universities.
It also underlines the need to deepen the reform of the training of resident doctors and continuing medical education.