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China teams with The Lancet to boost science sharing and alliances

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The Lancet hosted its “Health System Reform in China” meeting on Monday, which took place at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The event featured a series of 19 commissioned research papers that discussed the scientific evidence underpinning China’s major health challenges; they also discussed China’s health strategies and health future. The Lancet collaborated with the World Health Organization, the China Medical Board (CMB) and scientists both within and outside of China to create the event. The collaboration is expected to be long-term to ensure an ongoing presentation to the rest of the world of China’s health system, achievements and predicaments through updates via The Lancet publication. The Lancet told Clinica that it hopes the collaboration will “foster scientific and institutional alliances” between China and the rest of the world.

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