[Editorial] The best science for achieving Healthy China 2030
2016 marks a major milestone in the history of China’s health-care reform. Health has been made an explicit national political priority. In August, the Healthy China 2030 plan was officially approved by China’s Central Committee, and President Xi Jinping called for putting health at the heart of the country’s entire policy making endeavour to ensure the health of the Chinese population. In President Jinping’s remarks at the national meeting on health, crucial health issues such as environmental health and meeting the challenges of an ageing society were all addressed.