The 11th Soong Ching Ling Pediatric Award Ceremony and the Launch of Training Program for Primary Pediatrics Medical Staff in the Midwest were held in Beijing on January 13. Wang Jiarui, Vice-Chairman of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) attended the ceremony and gave the awards to the winners. Yu Yanhong, party member of China's National Health Commission and party secretary of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hang Yuanxiang, Party Secretary and Executive Vice Chairman of CSCLF, Jing Dunquan, Party member and Vice Chairman of CSCLF, Tang Jiuhong, Deputy Secretary-General of CSCLF, and Qin Geng, Director of the Department for Women and Children's Health at the National Health Commission, and Deputy Director Shen Haiping also attended the ceremony. The event was hosted by Peng Kun from CCTV.
6 pediatric research projects won the Soong Ching Ling Pediatric Medicine Awards, while 2 others won the Soong Ching Ling Pediatric Medical Achievements Awards. 23 units were given the Soong Ching Ling Medical Awards for Organizations.
Wang Jiarui gave the awards to winners of the Soong Ching Ling Pediatric Medicine Award
Yu Yanhong and Hang Yuanxiang gave the awards to winners of the Soong Ching Ling Pediatric Medical Achievements Awards
Jing Dunquan and Qin Geng gave the awards to medical units
Tang Jiuhong and Shen Haiping gave the awards to medical units
Hang Yuanxiang said, CSCLF has made relentless efforts to promote the pediatric development in China, and will continue to help build a qualified medical team and improve the health care system for children in the future.
Yu Yanhong recognized the role of CSCLF in identifying medical staff with excellence and in motivating all health workers for children.
Prof. Zhu Xiaofan from Institute of Hematology &Blood Disease Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences delivered a speech as a representative of the winners.
The Training Program for Primary Pediatrics Medical Staff in the Midwest was co-launched by CSCLF and the National Health Commission that day. The goal of the program is to build a high-quality medical team and improve medical services for children.