Medical and Health Industry


As one of the advantageous industries in Jilin Province, medical and health industry falls into nine major categories, namely, active pharmaceutical ingredients and preparations, prepared slices of Chinese crude drugs, Chinese patent medicines, biological products and biochemical drugs, medical devices, pharmaceutical machinery, health materials and pharmaceutical packaging materials, traditional Chinese medicine breeding industry, and pharmaceutical commerce. Measures have been taken to utilize and develop traditional Chinese medicine in a reasonable fashion, consolidate the dominant position of traditional Chinese medicine and biological drugs, and promote the large-scale and standardized production of modern, authentic and endangered Chinese medicine. In addition, it is necessary to accelerate the development of chemical drugs, health food and high-end medical devices, strive to produce a series of ethnicity-based medical and health products such as traditional Chinese medicine, Manchu medicine and Korean medicine, and explore mobile medical products which are wearable, or can be used for remote diagnosis and treatment. Transformation of traditional medicine marketing to internet service mode is going on. Emerging industries such as health plus medicine, health plus maintenance, and health plus service have received great attention. Practices aimed at developing health and medical industry of Jilin province also including optimizing Tonghua national pharmaceutical high-tech zone and Changchun national biological industry base, expanding six characteristic industrial bases (parks) in Jilin, Siping, Liaoyuan, Baishan, Meihekou and Dunhua, improving services such as research and development, testing, packaging, and logistics, and cultivating new business types concerning Contract Research Organizations, health management, mobile medicine, and third-party inspection and testing.