National Health and Family Planning Commission

National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHFPC) was the executive agency under the State Council which is responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education, family planning, ensuring the accessibility of health services, monitoring the quality of health services provided to citizens and visitors in the mainland, population and family planning in the People's Republic of China. In 2018 March the ministry has been dissolved and its functions integrated into the new agency called the National Health Commission.[1]

National Health and Family Planning Commission
of the People's Republic of China
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó
Guójiā Wèishēng Hé Jìhuà Shēngyù Wěiyuánhuì
National Emblem of the People%27s Republic of China
Agency overview
Formed March 2013
Preceding agencies
Dissolved March 2018
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible
Parent agency State Council


The Ministry is created from the former Ministry of Health and National Population and Family Planning Commission. This was announced at the 2013 National People's Congress.

Since 16 March 2013, the commission is headed by Li Bin.

Functions and responsibilities

The commission reports directly to the State Council. Its functions include: [2]

List of Commissioners

Name Took office Left office
1 Li Bin 16 March 2013 March 2018

See also


  1. ^ Deng, Shasha. "China to merge health ministry, family planning commission". Xinhua. Archived from the original on 13 March 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2013-03-16.

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