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CJFH Won the Title of “Medical Poverty Alleviation Model”
Source:Office of Medical Reform and Development Posted Date:12-30-2019

On December 14, 2019, China-Japan Friendship Hospital (CJFH) won the title of “Medical Poverty Alleviation Model” in the demonstration and publicity activities of typical cases in public hospital constructionhosted by People’s Daily under the guidance of the Bureau of Medical Management of National Health Commission. A total of 10 units across the country won the honor. This award is an affirmation and encouragement to our hospital intargeted assistance and medical poverty alleviation.
 
CJFH is a large comprehensive tertiary A-level hospital directly affiliated with the National Health Commission. Since its establishment in the 1980s, it has undertaken various targeted assistance tasks as a “national team”, leaving footprints in Tibet, Xinjiang, Qinghai and other border areas, remote minority areas and poverty-stricken areas.
 
In order to implement the central leadership’s poverty-reduction decision of the 13th Five-Year Plan for Economic and Social Development, CJFH focuses on the health poverty alleviation tasks of Barkhor Community Medical Service Center and Jinzhai County People’s Hospital of Lu’an City, Anhui Province. Under the leadership of the Party Committee of the National Health Commission, CJFH has firmly believed in the efforts to improve the medical service capabilities of the Barkhor Community Medical Service Center inLhasa and the Jinzhai County People’s Hospital in Anhui Province, and innovatively carried out group assistance, poverty alleviation through party building, free remote consultation andaccounting management. The hospital has sent a total of 139 persons of 29 medical and nursing specialties, including nursing management, cardiovascular specialty, emergency department, laboratory department, orthopedics, ophthalmology, and rheumatology of TCM, to Barkhor Community Medical Service Center and Jinzhai County People’s Hospital.In 2019, CJFH took subject construction as the main line and assigned multi-disciplinary experts to carry out group assistance. In total, the hospital has undertaken 4,175 outpatient and emergency visits, carried out 299 inpatient operations, trained 5,376 medical staff, established 1 new clinical specialty, launched 41 new technology projects, and carried out 26 free remote consultation. 6 poverty alleviation through technology promotion projects of the Department of Health Science, Technology and Education of the National Health Commission undertaken by CJFH were approved by the Health Commission of Anhui Province.We have carried out joint party building activities of “implementing Tibet assistance and promoting health poverty alleviation” with “One Heart•Forging Chinese Heart Together” Foundation and the Soong Ching Ling Foundationas well asthe “Healthy China JinzhaiSpot” and CJFH Health Poverty Alleviation Promotion Activities, and donated supplies.
 
Through targeted assistance, the Departments of Gastroenterology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Cardiovascular Medicine of Jinzhai County People's Hospital were rated as key disciplines in Lu’an City, and a new peripheral intervention department was established. The Laboratory Department won the titles of “2019 Excellent Inspection Quality Control Center” and “2019 Quality Outstanding Unit”in Lu’an, and won the second prize in Lu’an Clinical Inspection Quality Control Skills Competition. CJFH participated the poverty alleviation through technology promotion projects of the Department of Health Science, Technology and Education of the National Health Commission, 6 of which were approved by the Health Commission of Anhui Province. At the beginning of 2019, the 52 “red azalea of Dabie Mountains” unique to Jinzhai County donated to our hospital by the Jinzhai County Government became a unique landscape in Beijing,witnessing our hospital’s help to Jinzhai as well as the friendship between the two sides due to targeted assistance.
 
CJFH's progress in health poverty alleviation has been published in the special journal on health work exchange of the National Health Commission, and has been repeatedly reported by the Health Newspaper and the media of Tibet Autonomous Region and Anhui Province.The documentary about health poverty alleviation of Tibetan medical team was broadcast in the National Health Commission, and the deeds of the medical team were aired on CCTV, the national broadcaster.