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This Women's Day, learn about CQHCWC's compassionate health care services

Updated: 2021-03-02


About Women's Day


International Women's Day is a festival celebrated on March 8 every year to mark the important contributions and outstanding achievements made by women in the economic, political and social fields, among others.

The first International Women's Day was observed on March 8, 1911, and Chinese women celebrated the day for the first time in 1924.

In December 1949, the Chinese government stipulated that Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8.

The United Nations has celebrated International Women's Day since 1975, recognizing that ordinary women have equal participation in society. In 1977, the General Assembly passed a resolution inviting each country to select a day of the year to celebrate Women's Day in accordance with its own history and national traditions. For the United Nations, International Women's Day is on March 8.



Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (CQHCWC) is located in Chongqing, in Southwest China. [Photo/WeChat account of CQHCWC]

Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (Chongqing Maternity Hospital, Chongqing Institute of Reproduction and Genetics) was set up in 1944 as a tertiary class-A (the highest of China's three-tier grading system for public hospitals) maternal and child care center integrating clinical medicine, maternal and child healthcare, scientific research and teaching.

As of December 2020, 1,734 employees were working at the hospital, including 1,319 health professionals and technicians, 129 employees with senior professional titles, 38 PhD holders, one expert who has received a special allowance from the State Council, one winner of the Bethune Medal, one chief medical expert of Chongqing, one outstanding talent of Chongqing in 2020, three middle-aged and young medical high-end talents of Chongqing, one academic and technical leader of Chongqing and one candidate for the leader role.

In 2020, the center served 1.66 million outpatients and 41,700 inpatients. The number of live births reached 17,600, and 14,200 cases of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) were conducted in 2020.

The hospital has two areas: the Ranjiaba Branch and the Qixinggang Branch, both under homogenized management.

About the Women's Health Care Division of CQHCWC

The Women's Health Care Division of CQHCWC has seven departments, including the General Gynecology Department, the Gynecological Pelvic Floor and Oncology Department, the Gynecological Endocrinology Department and the Cervical Disease Diagnosis and Treatment Center. These departments offer diagnosis and treatment of intrauterine adhesion and cesarean scar pregnancy, female pelvic floor dysfunction diseases and gynecological tumor diseases, infertility and menopausal related diseases, cervical disease diagnosis and treatment and cervical cancer screening, respectively.

The Family Planning Department provides services such as early pregnancy-induced abortion and diagnosis and treatment of high-risk family planning-related diseases. The Breast and Thyroid Surgery Department provides services such as breast cancer diagnosis and comprehensive treatment and thyroid disease diagnosis and treatment. Meanwhile, the Women's Health Care Department provides services such as adolescent health care and postpartum health care.