National Health Commission

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National Health Commission
中华人民共和国国家卫生健康委员会
Chinese
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Guójiā Wèishēng Jiànkāng Wěiyuánhuì
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Agency overview
FormedMarch 19, 2018 (2018-03-19)
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction People's Republic of China
HeadquartersBeijing
Minister responsible
Parent agencyState Council
Websitewww.nhfpc.gov.cn/zhuz/index.shtml

The National Health Commission (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家卫生健康委员会; traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國國家衛生健康委員會; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Guójiā Wèishēng Jiànkāng Wěiyuánhuì) is a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which is responsible for sanitation and health in the country.[2] It was formed on 19 March 2018. The ministry is headquartered in Beijing. Ma Xiaowei is the current director and Party Branch Secretary. Its predecessor was the National Health and Family Planning Commission.

History[edit]

In March 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced that the National Health and Family Planning Commission was dissolved and its functions were integrated into the new agency called the National Health Commission.

List of directors[edit]

No. Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Ma Xiaowei 19 March 2018 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China's new cabinet members endorsed". Chinadaily. 2018-03-19.
  2. ^ 国家卫生健康委员会正式“挂牌”. ifeng (in Chinese). 2018-03-27.