FUTANG RESEARCH CENTER OF PEDIATRIC DEVELOPMENT
Futang Research Center of Pediatric Development is formerly known as Beijing Children’s Hospital Group. Since its foundation in May, 2013, the Group has attracted attention from pediatric professionals all over China and established a multi-tiered pediatric diagnosis and treatment network radiating from 26 provincial and municipal level member hospitals to 1800 primary level pediatric institutions.
In April 2016, Beijing Children’s Hospital Group submitted the application to the Ministry of Civil Affairs of China to set up a private non-enterprise entity - Futang Research Center of Pediatric Development. The approval in August 23 of the same year marks that the center has become the first non-profit social service organization engaging in pediatric development research in China under the supervision and management of the Ministry, opening a new chapter for the Group.
The Center will carry on the mission of Beijing Children’s Hospital Group and commit itself to establishing the service platform of “Care for Children in China”, playing the leading role as a multi-functional children’s health institution, promoting the internationalized development of China’s pediatrics, and facilitating exchanges of clinical findings, educational resources, research results, prevention efforts, expertise and management experience. Taking responsibility for pushing forward pediatric research, new diagnostic and treating technology promotion, talent training, and pediatric education, it will make continuous efforts in improving pediatric care, exploring the way to reform children’s health service system and build a healthy China, and joining hands with colleagues around the country to realize the dream of children’s health!