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Scholarly Publications

Avoidable Hospital Admissions From Diabetes Complications In Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, And Communities Outside Beijing

January 2018

Improving the quality of primary care may reduce avoidable hospital admissions.

Smoking, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease in South Korea, Singapore, and the United States: A Microsimulation Model

November 2019

The substantial social and economic burden attributable to smoking is well‐known, with heavy smokers at higher risk of chronic disease and premature mortality than light smokers and nonsmokers.

News

Leading Pacific Rim universities collaborate on population health research

March 2009

The Asia Health Policy Program hosted meetings of the public health research project of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities World Institute on February 24-25 at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific...

Economic and social implications of rapid demographic change in China, Japan, and Korea

March 2009

On February 26, 2009, the Asia Health Policy Program and the Stanford Center on Longevity co-sponsored a conference entitled "Aging Asia: Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic...

Health reform spans the Pacific

April 2010

When searching for insights about how other countries deal with similar challenges, Americans often look to Europe and Canada. Rarer is the comparison to counterparts across the Pacific.

Old Events

Aging Asia: Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and Korea

February 25, 2009

This conference will explore the impact of rapid aging on economic growth, labor markets, social insurance financing, long term care, and health care in China, Japan, and Korea.

Thailand's Universal Coverage System and Preliminary Evaluation of its Success

October 15, 2009

Thailand introduced a universal coverage program in 2001. This program is commonly known as a "30 Baht Health Reform," adding coverage for nearly 14 million more people.

Patient Trust in Physicians in China: A Survey of Beijing

June 3, 2010

The Chinese health care system has experienced profound changes like retrenchment of state financial support in the past decades.

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