A Bare (but Powerfully Soft) Footprint: China’s Global Health Diplomacy
Freeman III Ch.W., Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies; E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Boynton X.L., Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies;E-mail: email@example.com
The presented paper is a translation of the chapter from the report “Key Players in Global Health. HowBrazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are Influencing the Game?” prepared by the Center forStrategic and International Studies. The Chinese health diplomacy in Africa, Latin America and South-East Asia is overviewed in thearticle. The authors discuss China’s interaction both with international organizations and certain countriesin global health. Chinese domestic and international policies, their interrelation and reasons for China’snew health diplomacy strategies are explored. Useful recommendations for Chinese developmentassistance in the health sector are provided.