Mongolia

Scholarly Publications

Prevention of Chronic Noncommunicable Disease in Mongolia: A Facility-Based Qualitative Study

October 2012

Nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption are major causes of morbidity and mortality related to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

News

Lessons from Mongolia’s COVID-19 Containment Strategy

May 2020

Dr. Gendengarjaa Baigalimaa, an oncologist at a hospital in Mongolia’s capital and former postdoctoral fellow with APARC’s Asia Health Policy Program, explains how decisive preventative measures have...

Stanford fellow addresses burden of cervical cancer in Mongolia

March 2014

Mongolia has one of the highest incidence rates of cervical cancer in Eastern Asia due in part to barriers to knowledge and access to services.

New Stanford Asia Health Policy research fellows selected

May 2012

AHPP looks forward to welcoming its incoming 2012-13 research fellows from Mongolian Medical University, the University of Hawai'i, and Harvard.

Events

Overcoming Health Challenges Facing Mongolia: Medical and Entrepreneurial Perspectives

April 9, 2014

Average life expectancy in Mongolia is 65 years, much shorter than that of other East Asian countries such as South Korea (78.5 years) and China (72.5 years).