Kunshan Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning

As a branch of the Kunshan Municipal Government, the Kunshan Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning is primarily responsible for enforcing laws, regulations, policies and guidelines for health, family planning and traditional Chinese medicine developed by the local government as well as the Suzhou municipal and central governments; drafting development strategies and planning the allocation of medical resources for public health and family planning; formulating and implementing disease prevention and control plans, immunization programs, and intervention measures to address public health problems threatening to people's health; drawing up plans for health emergency response and medical relief; monitoring public health emergency and drafting risk assessment programs; organizing and directing prevention and control of public health emergencies as well as medical aid in public emergencies; and administrating and regulating all medical institutions in Kunshan and the entire healthcare industry.

The Kunshan Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning is committed to optimizing healthcare and improving people's health. By applying healthcare technology, developing healthcare talent and adopting innovative measures, it has achieved substantial results in the development of a modern healthcare system driven. Led by Class-III hospitals, Kunshan has developed an extensive healthcare network underpinned by Class-II healthcare institutions, community health centers, specialty hospitals and private healthcare providers. Kunshan has been leading its peers in Jiangsu in terms of innovation-driven healthcare, the number of Class-II and higher medical institutions and senior healthcare professionals.

By the end of 2015, there were 10,627 medical workers, 6,640 beds for patients, and 495 medical organizations in Kunshan, including 177 public ones (2 Class-III hospitals, 7 Class-II, 4 Class-I, and 164 community healthcare centers) and 298 non-public ones, as well as 18 public health organizations and 2 specialized health organizations. Health indicators such as the average life expectancy, maternal mortality rate and infant mortality rate have all reached the level of developed countries.