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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/22/2004
Career Data Updated: 1/9/2007

PHOTO: Zhang Wenkang
Zhang Wenkang 张文康
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, Former Minster of Health
Born: 1940

Biography Highlight

Zhang Wenkang, male, Han nationality, was born in Shanghai in 1940. He graduated from medical school in Shanghai in 1962 and joined the CPC in 1966. During the next 25 years, he worked in various medical and administrative capacities in PLA affiliated schools and units, including deputy director and deputy Party secretary of the PLA Health Department.

Recent Career Data

2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999—???? Member, State Academic Degrees Committee
1999—???? President, Chinese Medical Association
1999—???? Honorary Vice President, Red Cross Society of China
1998—2003 Minister, Ministry of Health
1998—???? Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Health Committee
1997—???? Deputy Head, National Group for Narcotics Control
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—???? (Honorary Chairman, Council of China Pharmaceutical University)
1994—???? Chairman, Chinese Commission of Certification of Medicine and Chemical Reagents

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