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Incoherency of China’s National Health Development
American Journal of Public Health (2012)
  • Jian Zhang, Georgia Southern University
  • Fei Yan, Fudan University
  • Shenglan Tang, Duke University

China ambitiously promised to provide safe, effective, and affordable health care services to all citizens. However, the national strategies for enhancing health remain patchy, and the policy frameworks to empower and inspire individuals and communities to pursue a healthy lifestyle are largely fragmented. The incoherency is well epitomized by China’s failure to implement key parts of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control treaty. We seek to advance constructive debate on the health care reform and national health development in China.

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  • China,
  • Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Publication Date
December, 2012
Citation Information
Jian Zhang, Fei Yan and Shenglan Tang. "Incoherency of China’s National Health Development" American Journal of Public Health Vol. 102 Iss. 12 (2012)
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