Comparative, policy-oriented research aimed at improving health care and the overall quality of life across the Asia-Pacific region is at the heart of AHPP's mission and activities. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC Q&A
How China and India resolve the challenge of supporting their elderly while maintaining economic advancement despite shrinking working-age cohorts will strongly shape their future and may provide valuable lessons. Karen Eggleton describes key issues in each country, and research finding presented during a recent Stanford-Harvard policy dialogue. Video available conference agenda available
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Shorenstein APARC News
This autumn, AHPP will welcome development and health economist Margaret Triyana as the 2013-14 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow. Triyana will focus on analyzing the effects of rural-urban migration on children's health outcomes in China and Indonesia Read more »
Despite significant reform, gaps remain in China's health care systemShorenstein APARC in the news: Newsweek on February 25, 2013
Despite significant efforts to reform health care in China, says Karen Eggleston, coverage is "wide but shallow." Eggleston has written about the Chinese government's ambitious reforms.
Shorenstein APARC News
The Asia-Health Policy Program (AHPP) is one of several Stanford organizations seeking solutions to major global health issues through a comparative study of the health policies of different countries. Visiting fellows and scholars from Asia play an integral part in AHPP’s research, publishing, and outreach activities. Read more »
CHP/PCOR, Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford News
Stanford health economists Karen Eggleston and Victor Fuchs offer an innovative view of the global aging phenomenon in an article published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. Read more »
New study exposes teenagers' easy access to cigarettes in ChinaShorenstein APARC in the news: China Daily on May 31, 2012
May 31 was the WHO World No Tobacco Day. The Pioneers for Health Consultancy Center, a China-based non-governmental organization with close collaborative ties to AHPP's Matthew Kohrman, recently conducted an extensive study of stores in Kunming, a city in the heart of China’s tobacco-growing region, that sell cigarettes to teenagers.