China has achieved remarkable success in addressing health inequity and poverty in recent decades. Its increasing global engagement and capacity for innovation have also bolstered its potential to spur development efforts worldwide. We aim to support China to unlock that potential in a way that benefits both China and the rest of the world.
We support China in addressing major domestic challenges such as preventing infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis), strengthening the National Immunization Program, enhancing primary health care, improving child nutrition, and building the philanthropic sector.
We also facilitate the sharing and adaptation of Chinese expertise and technologies in the areas of agricultural development and infectious disease control in low-income countries. This includes the development, production, and distribution of high-quality, low-cost vaccines and other health products and sanitation solutions that have the potential to benefit those in need around the world.
Areas of focus
We support China’s efforts to address some of its critical domestic health and development challenges, including infectious diseases, immunization, primary health care, child nutrition, and philanthropic development.
As China’s capacity for innovation has expanded, its commitment to being a global development partner has also grown, particularly to benefit sub-Saharan Africa. We are working to support China in this work, with a focus on health and development policy, expertise, and technologies.
How we support China
We support China in advancing health care innovation and systems reform.
We support China in implementing comprehensive measures to address its TB epidemic.
We help China share its malaria control and elimination expertise and innovations with African countries.
We support Chinese innovation in response to epidemics and pandemics, including COVID-19, in China and around the world.
More about our work in China
Our China office works with a wide range of partners to help China address its major domestic health and development challenges and unlock its potential as a global health and development partner.
See a brief overview of our priorities and investments in China.
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