“China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Contributions to Health and Education”, Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr (NUPI, Norway)

China is scaling up its investments in health and education, making significant contributions to the UN 2030 Agenda and related Sustainable Development Goals.

Domestically, China is working to modernize its entire health care system, improve mandatory and additional education and foster elite academic institutions. Internationally, China is increasing both its bilateral and multilateral support. Looking beyond 2020, the coronavirus crisis is not likely to change this overall trajectory, but China may increase its investment in both domestic and international health and disease prevention systems.

Read more about China’s developing health and education investment here.