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Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China

Stemming the Rising Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases

Shiyong Wang, Patricio Marquez, and John Langenbrunner

Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China

China’s 12th five-year plan (2011-2015) aims to promote inclusive, equitable growth and development by placing an increased emphasis on human development. Good health is an important component of human development, not only because it makes people’s lives better, but also because having a healthy...