Recently, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region issued “Several Opinions on Accelerating the Development of Health Industry” (hereinafter referred to as the "Opinions"). Guangxi will build a "3+3" big health industry system, with "3 core industries" as the health-oriented elderly care, medical care and tourism, driving the development of "3 supporting industries" as the health medicine, food and sports. By the year 2021, a big health industry system that involves the whole life cycle, distinctive features and reasonable layout will be basically established in Guangxi; by 2025, it will become a nationally first-class and internationally renowned livable and health-preservation resort.
The "Opinions" is proposed to implement the activities for standardizing the elderly-care service facilities in urban communities as well as the construction project of regional rural elderly-care service center, pay the old facilities' debts in the old communities through the government's repurchase, leasing and other means, and build the elderly-care facilities in new communities according to the standard of per capita not less than 0.12 square meters. At the same time, it will extend the grassroots health services with the elderly-care service at homes and communities. By 2021, the elderly people over 65 years old will have their health management files established, and all hospitals will offer a convenient way for the old people to seek medical treatment; each city and county will have at least 1 service institution combining medical care with elderly care and 1 medical institution for rehabilitation; Guangxi will build more than 100 nursing homes for the elderly with nursing beds accounting for more than 30% of the elderly-care beds, and focus on building a core area for the comprehensive reform of Nanning's elderly-care service industry as well as a special pilot area for Shenzhen-Bama health cooperation. By 2021, the construction of 20 health-oriented elderly-care industrial areas at autonomous-region level and 30 health-care towns will be completed.