Tag Archives: China

Contest Asks Chinese to Define a Healthy City

Air pollution contributes to the deaths of nearly 1.6 million people a year or 4,400 a day die in China, according to a 2015 study. Just this year, environmental inspectors found that 14,000 companies in China failed to meet standards … Read More

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National health reform in China

The Chinese government recently released its National Health Reform Plan. One of the government’s  key academic advisors was Gordon Liu.  Liu is Chair of Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management’s Department of Health Economics and Management. He is also Adjunct … Read More

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The China century

Each month institute director Myron Cohen, MD writes a “Global Health Update” column for the UNC Global newsletter.   His most recent column focuses on the social and economic forces that have given rise to some of China’s biggest health … Read More

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Casting the first stone

Greetings from China. My name is Matt Avery, and I’m an MPH student at UNC doing my practicum on AIDS prevention practices in Guangxi province. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about putting yourself in someone else’s shoes, which is … Read More

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