Home About NWCCW Press Room Documents Plans of Action Laws and Regulations Research Windows of NPAs International Coorperation
Committee Members
Sectoral Responsibility
Links of 33 Members

Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee

National Development and Reform Commission

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Science and Technology

State Ethnic Affairs Commission

Ministry of Public Security

Ministry of Civil Affairs

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security

Ministry of Environmental Protection

Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development

Ministry of Water Resources

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Commerce

Ministry of Culture

Ministry of Health

National Population and Family Planning Commission of China

State Administration for Industry & Commerce

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine

State Administration of Radio, Film and Television

State General Administration of Sports

National Bureau of Statistics

State Press and Publication General Administration

State Forestry Administration

Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council

China Disabled Persons' Federation

All-China Federation of Trade Unions

Central Committee of Communist Youth League

All-China Women's Federation

China Association of Science and Technology

China Youth Concern Committee

People's Daily
China Daily
Women of China
NWCCW >> Laws and Regulations >> view
privew | next

Law of the People´s Republic of China on Maternal and Infant Health Care

Adopted at the Tenth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People's Congress on October 27, 1994, promulgated by Order No.33 of the President of the People's Republic of China on October 27, 1994, and effective as of June 1, 1995


Chapter I General Provisions

Chapter II Pre-marital Health Care

Chapter III Health Care During the Pregnant and Perinatal Period

Chapter IV Technical Appraisement

Chapter V Administrative Management

Chapter VI Legal Liability

Chapter VII Supplementary Provisions

Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 This Law is formulated in accordance with the Constitution with a view to ensuring the health of mothers and infants and improving the quality of the newborn population.

Article 2 The State shall develop the maternal and infant health care undertakings and provide necessary conditions and material aids so as to ensure that mothers and infants receive medical and health care services.

The State shall support and assist the maternal and infant health care undertakings in outlying and poverty-stricken areas.

Article 3 People's governments at various levels shall exercise leadership in the work of maternal and infant health care.

The undertakings of maternal and infant health care shall be included in the plans for national economic and social development.

Article 4 The administrative department of public health under the State Council shall be in charge of the work of maternal and infant health care throughout the country, put forth the guiding principles for the work in different areas and at different administrative levels in light of their specific conditions, and exercise supervision and management of the nationwide work of maternal and infant health care.

Other relevant departments under the State Council shall, within the scope of their respective functions and duties, cooperate with the administrative department of public health to make a success of the work of maternal and infant health care.

Article 5 The State shall encourage and support education and scientific research in the field of maternal and infant health care, popularize the advanced and practical technique for maternal and infant health care and disseminate the scientific knowledge in this field.

Article 6 Awards shall be granted to organizations and individuals that have made remarkable achievements in the work of maternal and infant health care or achieved significant results in scientific research of maternal and infant health care.

Website Briefing | Add to Favourite | Set as Homepage | Contact | 中文
office of the National Working Committee for Children and Women under the State Council. All Rights Reserved