CQHCWC helps improve prenatal ultrasound quality in Chongqing

Updated: 2021-07-21


The first "Nurturing" spark program collaborative organization in Southwest China's Chongqing was unveiled at the maternal and child health hospital in Liangping district on July 16.

The program is designed to promote ultrasound technology in basic medical institutions in the city and improve the quality of screening. The organization aims to develop the hospital into a regional benchmark for prenatal ultrasound diagnosis and quality control.

More than 120 experts and officials attended the ceremony, including Wang Jian, secretary of the Party committee of the Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (CQHCWC), Ran Suzhen, director of the Ultrasonography Department of CQHCWC, Liu Jian, secretary of the Party committee of Liangping district's health commission, and Ran Haitao, director of the Chongqing medical imaging quality control center.


Wang Jian speaks at the ceremony on July 16. [Photo/CQHCWC]

Ran Suzhen reported on the work and results of the program during the ceremony, presenting the blueprints for the construction of a prenatal ultrasound training and quality control network in Chongqing in the future.

Wang also addressed the ceremony, encouraging medical institutions to strengthen standardized management of prenatal ultrasound screening, so as to effectively reduce the rate of birth defects and improve the health of newborns in Chongqing.


Experts and officials attend a ceremony in Liangping district, Chongqing, on July 16. [Photo/CQHCWC]

This will also promote the development of the Chongqing Maternal and Child Health Specialty Alliance and result in more benefits for women and children, she added.

CQHCWC will work with all basic units to jointly build a prenatal ultrasound grading training and quality control system in Chongqing, unify prenatal ultrasound training and quality control standards, and improve prenatal ultrasound diagnosis and quality control levels in the city so as to comprehensively improve the quality of the newborn population.