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Table 1 Types of services included in the NEPHSP in 2009

From: A model to estimate the cost of the National Essential Public Health Services Package in Beijing, China

Types Details
Health records management Establishing and updating health records and health information for residents who have lived in the area for more than 6 months
Health education Health education and publications about unhealthy life style, risk factors, and diseases to all the residents in the area
Health services for children aged 0 to 36 months Home visits to newborn infants, physical examinations for children, and health education and guidance to parents of children aged 0 to36 months
Maternal health services Maternity care before and after delivery, and a post-natal physical examination 42 days after delivery
Older people’s health services Physical examinations, health advice, guidance and intervention for all those aged over 65
Immunizations Routine immunizations for children aged 0 to 3 and for vulnerable older people
Infectious disease reporting and treatment Registering, reporting, and managing patients with (suspected) notifiable diseases and their close contacts
Health services for patients with hypertension Establishing health records, screening and following-up and systematic physical examinations of anyone aged over 35 with hypertension
Services for patients with type II diabetes Establishing health records, screening and following-up and systematic physical examinations for anyone aged over 35 with Type II diabetes
Services for patients with severe mental illness Establishing health records and providing follow-up services for any patients with severe mental illness who are living at home
  1. (Source: National Essential Public Health Services Guidelines, 2009)
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