China will advance poverty alleviation in health care and ensure all medical institutions at county, township and village levels in impoverished areas reach set standards by 2020, according to the National Health Commission.
The Syrian Army has seized a chunk of territory from rebels in the southwest, Syrian state media and a war monitor said on Tuesday, the first major government advance in an offensive near the Jordanian border which has displaced tens of thousands.
Syrian government forces and their allies recaptured territory from Daesh terrorist group in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqqa after airstrikes in the area, a pro-Damascus military media unit and war monitors reported.
An Iraqi military general says the military operation to regain complete control over Mosul and purge the country’s second largest city of Takfiri Daesh terrorists will come to an end within the next few days as government troops are combing the last areas still held by the extremists.
Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city's government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining terrorists in the west.