On May 24, Ningbo started the pilot program of a health city.
Reportedly, the places chosen to for the pilot program are: the Yuehu Neighborhood Community in Haishu District, the Zhaobaoshan Neighborhood Community in Zhenhai District, the Shounan Neighborhood Community in Yinzhou District, the Dongliu Neighborhood Community in Jiangdong; the town chose for the program are: Simen Town in Yuyao, and Yinjiang Town in Yinzhou. Two companies are chosen as pilot units for the program.
These chosen places will work according to the standards of a health city of the country, so as to accumulate experiences for the construction of a health city, and thus laying a foundation for the overall start of the construction of a health city.
To popularize the knowledge of health and nutrition, Ningbo recently started a cruise lecturing program in the primary levels of government departments, schools, neighborhood communities, and enterprises. The lectures are made by 118 lecturers of experts in such fields as medicine, public health, education and science. They will make lectures on such topics as psycho de-stressing, health of children and women, hearing health, kidney and cardiovascular health and so on.