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Karen Eggleston and Colleagues Examine China's National Health Reforms at 10
In 2009, China launched comprehensive health system reforms. Ten years later, what progress has China made in enhancing financial protection under its social health insurance to achieve universal health coverage?
Stanford Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference Examines New Pathways for Aging Societies
As Asian countries are facing a grim outlook for demographic crisis, APARC’s Asia-Pacific Innovation project convened in South Korea to explore the intersection of aging, technological development, and innovation in the region.
Philippines Investigative Journalist Maria Ressa Wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award
Maria Ressa, cofounder, CEO, and executive editor of Rappler, has been a highly-regarded journalist in Southeast Asia for over thirty years and commended worldwide for speaking truth to power.
The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.
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