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[Poverty Alleviation Through a Lens] Bringing Health to Ordinary Families, April 6, 2017 Adjust font size:

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Health consultation.[ Photo by Ding Xiaolei]

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Jiangsu province has brought healthcare to ordinary families in Dasheng village, in Feng county by providing explanations and presentations on health, diseases, and preventive measures, by providing medical skills and commonly-used medicines, and by providing one- on-one help through twinning partners.

During the course of 2017, Jiangsu CDC carried out 600 free health checkups, donated 17,800 yuan (c. U.S. $2,500) to 32 impoverished households, provided 4,000 yuan(c. U.S. $580) in medicines, and addressed many of the villagers’ practical problems.

 Checking the blood pressure of an elderly man. [Photo by Ding Xiaolei]

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