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HIV/AIDS Governance in China: International-Domestic Nexus

  • Lai-Ha Chan
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Part of the Palgrave Series on Asian Governance book series (PSAG)

Abstract

The previous chapter illustrated how China has gradually integrated itself into the global health regime. This chapter will examine empirical evidence to analyze the Chinese government’s policy and actions aimed at protecting its citizens from the HIV/AIDS epidemic. With an appearance of participation, Beijing seems to act in a way that is more positive and proactive in global health governance. However, one might wonder whether this amiable integration into the global health regime can positively improve its domestic HIV/AIDS governance. With one-fifth of the earth’s population living inside China’s borders, as well as China’s integration with the rest of the world continuing apace, China’s health situation can certainly exert a global impact, as discussed in chapter 1. Therefore, how China tackles its HIV/AIDS crisis is crucial not only for itself but also for the rest of the world. In other words, there is an intimate relationship between China’s domestic health governance and its global health governance. The purpose of this chapter is to investigate China’s response to its HIV/AIDS outbreak.

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Chinese Government Migrant Worker Henan Province Global Fund National Basketball Association 
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