(6) Representatives of the local government organizations, being selected among themselves to be four in number, as members;
(7) A representative from each of the public health professional organizations established by law, as members;
(8) Representatives of the professional committees established under the law on practicing the art of healing, being elected among themselves to be one in number, as member;
(9) Qualified persons of any field other than those of public health professional practitioners, being elected among themselves to be six in number, as members;
(10) Representatives of organizations from private sector without profit seeking objectives, notwithstanding they are juristic persons or not, being selected among themselves to be thirteen in number, as members.
The Secretary-General of the National Health Commission Office shall be member and secretary, and shall appoint not more than two officials of the Office to be assistant-secretaries.
The NHC has the following powers and duties:
1. To create national health system statute as a framework for establishment of policy, strategy, and work related to national health and providing a review every 5 years.
2. To create or promote a development process for health policy and strategy through consistent participation.
3. To establish conditions and methods in tracking and evaluation of the national health system and health impact assessment.
4. To promote health assembly on a specific locality or health assembly on a specific topic and to organize the national health assembly as a participatory process leading to proposal of public health policy for the well-being and happiness of the general public.
5. To provide suggestion or advice to the council of ministers regarding policy and strategy related to health and to track results of work that has been proposed or advised and to communicate it with the public.
6. To establish the Executive Board of the National Health Commission Office