President Xi stresses importance of strong public health system
Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of establishing a strong public healthcare system. President Xi made the remarks when presiding over a symposium attended by experts in Beijing. Xi stressed that public health is the cornerstone of national security and that China needs to stand guard against risks in this area. He said that only with a strong public health system, including a reliable system to warn against future outbreaks, can a nation protect the health of its people.