[Comment] Offline: Health—the Chinese dream
China falters. An alarming message transmitted around the world after a period of unprecedented stock market volatility last week. Where does this moment of uncertainty leave prospects for health? Rapid economic growth has delivered the fiscal space to enable China to make astonishing progress in scaling up public access to health services, especially compared with similar middle-income countries, such as India. But close observers are anxious that China’s health reforms have stalled. This week, the Government of China convened a forum of international advisers to discuss urgent challenges facing the country.