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May 17th, 2013

Focusing on comparative health care policy in Asia

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 »



March 20th, 2013

U.S. and Asia experts seek solutions to economic aspects of aging in China and India

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+ Video available +PDF+ conference agenda available
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March 14th, 2013

Development and health economist to join as postdoctoral fellow

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 »



February 28th, 2013

Despite significant reform, gaps remain in China's health care system

Shorenstein APARC News

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.




August 28th, 2012

Visitors a vibrant part of the Asia Health Policy Program

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 »



August 20th, 2012

Stanford experts propose new ideas for governments dealing with old age

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 »



May 31st, 2012

New study exposes teenagers' easy access to cigarettes in China

Shorenstein APARC News

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.





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