National supplementary development of traditional Chinese medicine
On December 22, it was learned from the Planning and Finance Department of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine that in 2009, the central government ‘s special funds to support the development of the Chinese medicine industry nationwide exceeded 4.7 billion U.S. dollars, which was about 1.2 billion U.S. dollars higher than the 2008 investment of more than 3.5 billion U.S. dollars.Create another record high.
In 2009, the National Development and Reform Commission allocated a total of nearly 3.5 billion US dollars in special funds to support the infrastructure construction of 101 key TCM hospitals (including integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine hospitals and ethnic hospitals) and 165 county TCM hospitals (including ethnic hospitals);The Ministry arranged more than 1 billion US dollars in special funds to support the construction of specialties (special diseases) of traditional Chinese medicine in rural medical institutions across the country, the promotion of appropriate technologies for traditional Chinese medicine with common diseases at the grass-roots level, the building of emergency and first-aid capabilities in county-level Chinese medicine hospitals, and traditional Chinese medicine in rural doctorsProfessional education, training of general practitioners in TCM categories, construction of TCM pharmacies at county-level TCM hospitals, and promotion of TCM knowledge.
The Ministry of Science and Technology further strengthened the research on independent innovation of traditional Chinese medicine, and expanded the research funding of traditional Chinese medicine by more than 200 million yuan.
It is understood that the central government’s special funds for Chinese medicine present four aspects this year: First, the support for infrastructure construction of Chinese medicine hospitals has increased significantly.
The highest level increased from 2.2 billion in 2008 to 3.5 billion US dollars in 2009, an increase of 59%; the average central subsidy for each county TCM hospital increased from more than 2 million yuan in the past to nearly 14 million yuan in 2009; the second is the continuationProjects are prioritized.
In 2009, the special funds arranged by the Ministry of Finance were all continuation projects, and ensured that 75% of the continuation projects had completed all investment tasks in 2009. Third, the project coverage was significantly expanded.
Rural medical institutions with specialties (special diseases) construction projects of traditional Chinese medicine, popularization of common diseases of grass-roots common diseases, appropriate technology promotion project, county-level TCM hospital emergency medical emergency capacity building project, county-level TCM hospital Chinese medicine pharmacy construction project has been implemented in the Midwest”California coverage”, the Chinese medicine knowledge promotion project covers all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities across the country; Fourth, the implementation of the project can be accelerated.
The pilot construction of the key Chinese medicine hospital started in 2007, and the construction task is planned to be completed by 2011, with a total investment of 45 from the central budget.
300 million yuan.
By the end of 2009, 29 million yuan had been invested by the central government and 64% of the investment tasks had been completed.