Keyword: Medical Assistance

Chinese Charity in 2018: Donations Decrease, Volunteering Increases

Chinese Charity in 2018: Donations Decrease, Volunteering Increases

An introduction to the main findings of the prestigious Blue Book of Philanthropy by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

Editor’s Note This is an abridged translation of a People’s Daily report originally published on the 1st of April 2019.    Every second of April is International Autism Day. The incidence of autism is getting higher around the world, causing tremendous liabilities to society and the economy. In China, the number of people with autism has exceeded 10 million; however, the formal autism rehabilitation system only covers 1.3% of the autistic population, leaving the remaining 98.7% with no standard rehabilitation treatment, which is a crucial problem. Since the second of April this year, the National Autism Telemedicine Registration Platform is officially open to the public. The platform was established jointly …read more

Baidu establishes a platform for the sick to find out about charitable support

Baidu has recently established an online assistance information platform for hospital patients, in order to allow patients and their relatives to access information on charities which could offer them support. The platform has begun by publicizing 158 assistance projects, offering patients funds, medicine, services and other support. The platform will work in the following way: if a patient inputs the name of a disease in the Baidu search engine, for example “leukemia”, a card reading “Baidu Tips” will show up on the right part of the results page. Clicking on the characters for “charity support” on the card, the patient can then enter the official website of a charity assistance …read more