1 Strengthening international humanitarian law
2 Strengthening local humanitarian action
3 Addressing barriers to health care
Proposed Evaluation Criteria :
Reviewed existing measures, arrangements and legal instruments supporting NS/Government relationship;
Carried out dialogues in different approaches with government agencies on measures to strengthen the NS's auxiliary role;
Continued to promote and take part in the work of China National Committee for IHL; organized three Dissemination Training Workshops every year with 30 core disseminators trained at each workshop;
Set up 7 national-level Emergency Response Teams specialized in areas of medical care, disaster relief, water supply, mass sanitation, water safety, search and rescue and psychological support;
Set up 31 provincial-level Red Cross medical teams;
1.5% of the total population have been trained by the RCSC with preliminary first aid knowledge, in municipalities directly under the Central Government, provincial capitals and some other major cities, 1 out of every 100-200 people is a certified Red Cross First Aider;
Reached 10 million people through our health education prorams;
Provided assistance to 3,000 patients from poor families affected with major disases such as congenital heart disease and leukemia;
HIV/AIDs prevention awareness raising programs among high-risk groups including intravenous drug users (IDU), men having sex with men (MSM) and commercial sex workers (CSW) have been carried out by 40% of RCC provincial branches;
Recruited a total of 3 million volunteers, among which 400,000 make up a core body that commits at least 20 hours of voluntary services annually.
Pledge text :
1. Seek close cooperation with the government and strengthen our legal base in domestic law, in accordance with Movement standards, so as to reinforce the status and roles of the Red Cross Society of China as auxiliary to the authorities in the humanitarian field.
2. Actively disseminate International Humanitarian Law and fundamental principles of the Movement; expand the impact of dissemination by combining dissemination initiatives with other operational activities;
3. Build the capacity of specialized Emergency Response Teams; further promote first-aid programs to raise public awareness and on-the-spot emergency response skills;
4. Scale up community-based health education and medical aid programs targeted at the most vulnerable groups; spread HIV/AIDs prevention knowledge among high-risk groups while promoting health care and anti-stigma programs for PLWHA.
5. Reinforce voluntary service by improving volunteer management and creating an enabling environment conducive to volunteer involvement.
6. Implement the resolutions of the 31st International Conference
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