in Talents --Culture--Science
and Public Health Work
Public Health Work
shares a long history of medical treatment. In the Remains
of the Hemudu Culture dated back about 7000 years, a number
of plants are found which are effective in preventing
and curing some kinds of diseases. Famous traditional
Chinese doctors can be found in different periods of history.
Some have even left behind valuable medical books, which
play a very important role in the development of the major
traditional Chinese medical subjects.
is one of cities into which western medicine was introduced
at an early stage in history. Starting from the second
half of 18th century, missionaries from western countries
come to practice Western medicine. The first Western medical
hospital Huamei Hospital, now named Ningbo No.2 Hospital,
was established in 1843.
the foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949,
the new central government has attached great importance
to the public health. Health administration bodies at
all levels have been set up. Ningbo Health Bureau, under
the direct leadership of Ningbo Government, is responsible
a) implementing the State's policies, laws and
regulations on public health in Ningbo,
b)researching and making general plans and objectives
for the improvement of the city's health program,
c)making plans for major diseases protection,
d)exercising supervision over community public
hygiene, labor hygiene and health-related products like
food, medical drugs, and biological manufactures for medical
e)determining qualifications of health workers
and carrying out the licensing system for health services,
f)following the central government's guidelines,
policies and measures on civil patriotic health to carry
out all-round health education and mobilize the entire
people into health work,
g)sticking to the integration of traditional Chinese
and Western medicine to promote the development of both
modern and traditional medicines,
h)developing plans for the development of the city's
medical personnel and for key medical subject research
i) organizing research into and surmounting of
key medical problems,
j)reinforcing health care for women and children
and protecting them from serious and harmful diseases,
k)developing and promoting medical and health technology
exchange and cooperation between medical organizations
home and abroad.
present, there are two medical education units in Ningbo,the
Medical College of Ningbo University and Ningbo Medical
School. Besides, there are 929 medical institutions with
14535 beds, or 2.56 beds per thousand people. Specialized
medical workers amount to 23549, averaging 4.34 per thousand
people. Amount them 9472 are doctors, averaging 1.75 per
thousand people. Medical apparatus and instruments such
as nuclear magnetic resonator, whole body CT, linear accelerator,
large X-ray machine, digital subtraction angiographer,
automatic biochemistry analyzer and color Doppler have
been equipped in some hospital. Ambulances from the First
Aid Center can reach any spot in the urban areas within
15 minutes after getting calls for help.
In 2000, a total number of 19.6 million outpatients and
emergency cases were handled in the hospitals in the city,
3.64 in each on average. The inpatients leaving hospitals
last year amount to 0.2434 million cases. The inpatients
stayed in hospital for 14.7 days on average. Critial operations
like aortocoronary bypass, combined replacement of tricuspid
valve, Morfan's syndrome, homogeneous variant heart transplantation
were successfully performed. Cardiology departments of
the major hospitals in the city performed the operation
of PTCA. Departments of ontology,bone and joint surgery
in Ningbo are all well known for their excellent work
and have played an important part in ensuring citizens'
by the guideline of "Prevention priority", health
organizations at different levels have taken steps to
control and cure general and endemic diseases, strengthen
labor hygiene, prevent radiation, and keep food products,
public sites, school in sound condition. The steps have
effectively helped improved the health condition of Ningbo.
In 2000, the death rate of pregnant and lying-in women
was 9.74 per 100,000 while that of infants was 8.87 per
1000. Major diseases that influence Ningbo citizens' life
include malignancies, respiratory diseases, cerebral diseases,
hearth diseases, trauma and poisoning. The expected average
life span of Ningbo citizens in 72.59 years. More exactly,
male is 70.48 and the female is 76.29.
Treatment Center©¤©¤Lie Hui Li Hospital
is a multi-functional hospital, taking surgery as its
feature, occupying 68 high-rank tilted professional technical
personnel members. Its inpatient building has 600 wards.
It offers 30 kinds of specialistic outpatient services.
It has rich technical resources in all spheres of chest-heart
surgery, cranium surgery, kidney surgery, bone surgery,
ENT department and internal medicine neurology.
57 Xingning Road, Ningbo, P.R.C.
Post Code: 315010
Tel.: 86-574-87392290 (Switchboard)
Ningbo No.1 Hospital
is a multi-functional hospital (Grade 2, Type B), with
the department of internal medicine as its feature. It
has 125 high-rank tilled physicians, surgeons and other
specialists, 600 wards for the patients. The medical treatment
of the following departments has come up to national and
world advanced standard: bone surgery, cardio-Vas-cular
diseases department, blood department, chest surgery,
western surgical department and video department.
No.90 XianXue Street, Ningbo, P.R.C.
Post Code: 315010
Ningbo No.2 Hospital
is a network unit of AEA, a Grade III, Type B multi-functional
hospital. It has 60 high-rank medically titled technical
personnel members. It is good at medical treatments of
burns tumors, chest surgery and general western surgery.
Yongfeng Road, Ningbo, P.R.C.
Post Code: 315010
Tel.: 86-574-87366901 (Switchboard)
Ningbo Women and Children Hospital
hospital is composed of maternity department, women's
department, children's western internal medicine department,
children's surgery department and public health services
for women and children. And it is a medical treatment,
teaching, research and preventional cure center. It has
74 high-rank medically titled technical personnel members,
It's inpatient building has 442 wards. It offers outpatients
30 kinds of medical treatment services.
No.109 Liuting Street, Ningbo, P.R.C.
Post Code: 315010
Ningbo No.3 Hospital
hospital is a general hospital of Grade II, Type A. It
has 56 high-rank medically titled technical personnel
members. It offers the outpatients 30 kinds of specialistic
medical treatment services. The Hospital is good at cardio-vascular
diseases department, digestive system diseases department,
bone surgery, spinal column surgery, plastic surgery,
and beauty services, especially, its spinal column surgery
is outstanding and perfect.
Renmin Road, NIngbo, P.R.C.
Tel.: 86-574-87355343 (Switchboard)
Ningbo Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
is a multifunctional hospital of traditional Chinese medicine,
which is of Grade III, Type B. It has 41 high-rank medically
titled technical personnel members. Its inpatient building
has 350 wards, It offers the outpatients 30 kinds of specialistic
medical treatment services. This hospital is good at the
following Chinese medicine departments: internal medicine,
surgical department, bone surgery, anus and colon surgery,
women's department, children's department, and acupuncture
and moxibustion and massage services.
No.64 Xiaowen Street, Ningbo, P.R.C.
Post Code: 315010
Tel.: 86-574-87242199 (Switchboard)