Source: DGUV

On Monday, January 24, 2022, the National Health Commission of China and the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) signed an agreement on the development of new methods for data collection in the field of work-related health hazards. The agreement is part of a project in the field of statistics funded by the European Union. A similar agreement in the area of occupational accidents will follow. For the Chinese side, Professor Sun Xin, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Health and Poison Control (NIOHP), a research institute of the National Health Commission, signed in Beijing. Dr. Stefan Hussy, Director General, and Dr. Gregor Kemper, Director of International Relations, were present in Berlin on behalf of the DGUV. The EU was represented in Beijing by Ms. Viktorija Kaidalova from the EU Delegation to China. From Brussels, Mr. Matthias Fritz from the European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion joined the virtual meeting.