As as gift for Child Day China gives 60 000 oprhans free health insurance
Beijing, May 30 Nearly 60,000 Chinese orphans received free health insurance contracts on Friday as a gift on its June 1 Children's Day.
Supported by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the China Children Insurance Foundation (CCIF),under a joint insurance programme the children will be covered for the cost of treating 12 critical illnesses, including malignant tumors and conditions that require organ or stem cell transplants to the value of 100 000 yuan (16 000 dollars) at a premium of 50 yuan a year.
The latest beneficiaries were from Qinghai, Henan, Beijing, Tianjin and north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Of those covered, 4,659 orphans from Inner Mongolia were covered for the first time by the charity programme. This brings in total more the 930 000 insurance contracts to children in 20 provinced and regions.http://www.ianslive.in/index.php?param=news/China_offers_free_health_insurance_to_orphans-425601/INTERNATIONAL/13