Health Promotion For Children and Adolescents
For the vision health and oral health of children, in addition to the intensification of health education in kindergartens and schools, screening for vision and oral health has also been conducted for the early detection and early treatment of any disorders. For accident prevention, work has been done to reduce deaths due to accidents and injuries. Physicians are asked to visit schools to promote sex education.
Health Promotion for Adults and the Elderly
The goal is to prevent and control chronic diseases often experienced by adults and the elderly such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease, asthma, hypertension and disorders associated with menopause. A shared project for the care of diabetes, and programs to screen for hypertension, high blood cholesterol and high blood sugar in the community have been implemented. Health education about health promotion for adults and the elderly and mobile health examination services have also been made available.
Safe Use of Medicinal Drugs
In order to educate people about the medicines they are taking and to prevent drug abuse, and thus to ensure the safe use of such drugs, it is required that 13 items be on the label of the packages before the drugs are handed over to the patient. The pharmacist should also carry an identification card and dispense the drugs in person. Special-teachers have been trained to promote anti-drug campaigns on campuses.