More support for families required

Updated:2017-03-06 09:32:39

  Deputies call for easing of financial burden on couples with a second child

  A top health and population expert has dismissed the suggestion of government subsidies for families raising a second-child, saying systematic policies targeting family development would work better.

  Wang Guoqiang, vice-minister of the Health and Family Planning Commission and also a member of the CPPCC National Committee, said on Sunday that China still lacks family-oriented policies that support harmonious development.