China News Service, June 17th. On the morning of the 17th, the National Health and Medical Commission held a press conference on the progress and effectiveness of major disease prevention and control work since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Lei Zhenglong, first-level inspector and deputy director of the National Health Commission's Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention, said that since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the epidemic situation of infectious diseases in the country has generally remained stable with some declines. The safety and health of the people have been protected to the maximum extent possible, and the vaccination rate of the national immunization program has been maintained at more than 90%.

  Lei Zhenglong introduced that the disease prevention and control system is an important guarantee for protecting people's health, ensuring public health security, and maintaining economic and social stability.

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the National Health and Health Commission has conscientiously implemented the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, unswervingly implemented the policy of focusing on prevention, adhered to the combination of prevention and control, joint prevention and control, and group prevention and control, and constantly improved disease prevention and control. Remarkable results have been achieved in system, system construction, strategic measures, and major disease prevention and control.

  First, the system of laws, regulations and policies has been continuously improved.

Formulate and revise laws such as the Law on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, the Mental Health Law, and the Vaccine Management Law, as well as the Regulations on the Prevention and Control of AIDS and the Regulations on the Prevention and Control of Schistosomiasis.

It has issued plans for the prevention and control of major diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis, endemic diseases, and chronic diseases, and issued and implemented more than 100 standards for prevention and control.

The establishment of the inter-ministerial joint meeting system for the prevention and control of major diseases of the State Council has greatly improved the legalization, institutionalization, standardization and standardization of disease prevention and control work.

  The second is to build a tight public health surveillance network.

The national disease control information system of the National Health Insurance Informatization Project has been put into operation, and the world's largest disease and health risk factor monitoring network has been established, with horizontal and vertical bottom-up. The key endemic disease and drinking water quality monitoring network covers all townships and The monitoring and intervention system of common diseases and health hazards among students who are myopia is becoming more and more perfect.

  Third, the prevention and control of key infectious diseases and endemic diseases has achieved remarkable results.

The epidemic situation of infectious diseases across the country has generally remained stable with some decline, and the normalized prevention and control of new coronary pneumonia and emergency response have been carried out to protect the lives and health of the people to the greatest extent. . The reported incidence of tuberculosis has dropped significantly. It has passed the World Health Organization's national malaria elimination demonstration. All schistosomiasis-endemic counties have met the transmission control standards, and the key endemic areas and counties have been under overall control, and the elimination rate has reached 99.9%.

  Fourth, the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases and mental health work have been steadily advanced.

Launched the national healthy lifestyle action counties, with a coverage rate of over 97%, and built 488 national comprehensive chronic disease prevention and control demonstration areas.

The service management of registered patients with severe mental disorders covers all districts and counties in the country. By the end of 2021, the standardized management rate of registered patients will reach 92%.

  The fifth is to coordinate and promote the health and poverty alleviation work of the disease control system.

Started the implementation of the first phase of AIDS prevention and health poverty alleviation in Liangshan Prefecture and the second phase of the prevention and control of major infectious diseases.

The coverage rate of AIDS treatment in Liangshan Prefecture increased from 41.1% to 94.8%, and the new infection rate decreased from 0.064% to 0.02%.

Guiding poverty-stricken areas to implement the prevention and control of key infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and hydatid disease, and comprehensively preventing and controlling endemic diseases for three years, improving the precision and effectiveness of health poverty alleviation.

  Sixth, actively carry out international exchanges and cooperation.

We sent public health experts to West Africa to support the fight against the Ebola epidemic, shared anti-epidemic experience with many countries, regions, and international organizations, and jointly built China's wisdom and strength to achieve a historic leap from domestic prevention and control of infectious diseases to participation in global cooperation.

  "In the next step, we will continue to focus on people's health, adhere to the principle of prevention and the combination of prevention and treatment, give full play to the role of the party committee and the government, take planning and special actions as the starting point, strengthen departmental collaboration, increase social mobilization, and promote various The prevention and control measures have been effective, and a new journey of high-quality development of disease prevention and control work has begun." Lei Zhenglong said.

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