On November 5, elites of the medicine and health industry across Taiwan Straits gathered in Taizhou to provide suggestions for the development of medicine and health industry. On that day, the 2017 Medicine and Health Industry Development Forum across Taiwan Straits was held in Taizhou. Zheng Zhajie, Deputy Director of Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council PRC, Chen Zhenning, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province, Yuan Lin, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office of China Food and Drug Administration, Zhan Qixian, Taiwan Convener of Cooperation and Promotion Group of Cross-Strait Entrepreneur Summit of Biotechnology and Health Care Industry, and Huang Jiefu, the Mainland Convener of Cooperation and Promotion Group of Cross-Strait Entrepreneur Summit of Biotechnology and Health Care Industry, made speeches respectively. Qu Futian, Secretary of the CPC Taizhou Municipal Committee, made a keynote presentation, Shi Lijun, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Taizhou Municipal Committee and Mayor of Taizhou, hosted the forum.
Zheng Zhajie stressed in his speech that "Implement the a Healthy China Strategy" was definitely put forward in the report of the 19th CPC National Congress, which depicted a grand blueprint for the development of medicine and health undertakings in the new era, showed the bright future of the development of medicine and health industry, and provided a broad space for the cross-straits cooperation and development of the medicine and health industry. Welcome the industries in Taiwan to actively participate in the construction of the healthy China, rely on the policies and platforms together and accelerate the cooperation, continue to expand the new space of development, take advantage of the good situation and intensify the accomplishment, and achieve new development, mutual benefit and win-win. Taizhou had foundation, platforms and prospect in the development of the medicine and health industry, and had policies, measures and power on the aspect of government support, hope that the majority of Taiwanese businessmen could arrange their careers to Taizhou, and work together to strive for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Chen Zhenning congratulated the convoking of the forum on behalf of the Jiangsu Provincial People's Government. He said that health was the eternal theme of humanity, the development momentum of current medicine and health industry was good, the market demands continued to grow, it was the right time to deepen the cross-strait exchanges and cooperation of the medicine and health industry. This forum gathered experts and scholars in the field of cross-strait medicine and health, and they carried out deep research and discussion on the future development of medicine and health industry, which was of great significance to promote exchanges and cooperation between Jiangsu and Taiwan. Hope that Jiangsu and Taiwan could further deepen cooperation, jointly break through the key technology, jointly develop the medicine and health market, and achieve mutual beneficial development. Hoped that Taizhou could take this forum as an opportunity to study the experience of advanced countries and regions, strengthen institutional innovation, optimize the development environment, and strive to build a new highland for the development of medicine and health industry.