Minister Wan Gang met with Ms. Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson, the President of Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Beijing on September 19th.
Minister Wan briefed the Swedish delegation on China's S&T achievements in the 11th Five-year Plan period, especially on the progress of biology and medicine. In the 12th Five-year Plan period, China will continue to increase S&T investment in medicare to improve people's health. The international cooperation will be brought into full play in this period. China and Sweden can enhance cooperation in the frontier areas of medicine, such as translational medicine, genomics and stem cell, and establish joint research center in the domain of health. Ms. Henriksson gave positive response and expressed the willingness to further promote cooperation with China in the field of medicine and health.