On March 7, Weng Tie Hui, deputy mayor of Shanghai, called at two women
with severe breast sickness, together with other women leadership as Zong Ming
and Xu Feng.
During the visits, Weng extended them not only seasonal greetings, but also
allowance both in money and food as a token of her care. The sick women were
encouraged to be optimistic about medical treatment and livelihood to achieve a
rapid recovery soon.
The local government has given an attention to the screening program
designed for women in the city for year. As it is ensured by the city Law on
the Protection of Women's Legal Rights, in which, the local
government is urged to provide the above-mentioned screening program to those
women retired or in economic difficulty once every other year.
far, the screening program has been well carried out across the city with
sufficient financial and medical resources. According to the related data
collected from 2007 to 2017, the screening program has covered 4,191,097
person-time, while 1,328,263 women were detected sick with related gynecologic
problems, accounting to 31.69% of the total under the screening program. 2,362
of them were discovered with malignant cancers.