National Health and Family Planning Commission

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National Health and
Family Planning Commission

国家卫生和计划生育委员会
Guójiā Wèishēng Hé Jìhuà Shēngyù Wěiyuánhuì
Agency overview
Formed 2013
Preceding agencies National Population and Family Planning Commission
Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible Li BIn, Chairperson
Parent agency State Council

National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of the People's Republic of China is the executive agency under the State Council which is responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education, family planning, ensuring the accessibility of health services, monitoring the quality of health services provided to citizens and visitors in the mainland, population and family planning in the People's Republic of China.[1]

History[edit]

The ministry is created from the former Ministry of Health and National Population and Family Planning Commission. This was announced at the 2013 National People's Congress.

Since 16 March 2013, the commission is headed by Li BIn.

Functions and responsibilities[edit]

The commission reports directly to the State Council. Its functions include: [2]

List of Commissioners[edit]

Name Took office Left office
1 Li Bin 16 March 2013 Incumbent

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