Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/29/2018

PHOTO: Ma Xiaowei
Ma Xiaowei 马晓伟
Director, National Health Commission
Born: 1959


Ma Xiaowei, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wutai county, Shanxi Province. He was born in 1959, joined the CPC in 1982, and graduated from the Medical Treatment Department of China Medical University. Ma spent his medical career at China Medical University since the early 1980s. Subsequently, he held posts at the Department of Health of Liaoning Province. Ma Xiaowei was appointed vice-minister of the Ministry of Public Health in 2001.

From 2013 to 2018 he was Deputy Director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. In 2018 that agency was folded and Ma became the Director of the newly formed National Health Commission.

Career Data

2018— Director, National Health Commission
2013—2018 Deputy Director, National Health and Family Planning Commission
2001—2013 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Health
2001—2013 Member, Ministry of Health CPC, Leading Party Group
Director, Department of Health Liaoning Province
Secretary, Department of Health CPC, Leading Party Group Liaoning Province
Vice-President, China Medical University Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Deputy Secretary, China Medical University CPC, Party Committee, Publicity Department Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Deputy Director, China Medical University, President's Office Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1982 Joined, CPC
1982 Graduate, China Medical University, Medical Treatment Department Liaoning Province, Shenyang City

Recent Travel & Appearances

18 Sep 20 Ma Xiaowei says China will launch an inspection in 17 provincial-level regions to ensure measures are in place to prevent COVID-19 resurgences in autumn and winter
21 Apr 19 China's top legislature reviews multiple reports
02 Jul 18 More than 5.81 mln lifted out of illness-caused poverty in China

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