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Illustrating the Health Effects of Smoking Reduction

December 2019

Tobacco use is responsible for the death of approximately eight million people worldwide, estimates the World Health Organization, and countries are increasingly making tobacco control a priority....

Improvements to Primary Care Show Promise for Reducing Diabetes-related Hospitalizations in Four East Asian Sites

January 2018

Interventions designed to improve primary care management of diabetes and reduce avoidable hospital admissions show promise for saving healthcare resources without compromising quality of care....

Indonesia’s cash transfer programs are valuable, Stanford health fellow finds

June 2014

Nearly forty-four percent of Indonesia’s population is living on less than $2 a day, making it near impossible for some to seek proper health treatment.

Innovative student research focusing on the Asia-Pacific region

May 2011

As an undergraduate student majoring in East Asian studies, Crystal Zheng spent two summers conducting extensive HIV/AIDS-related field research in China's Yunnan province and Shenzhen special...

New Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellows

March 2011

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Walter H.

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.

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...

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lisa leestanford1015crop 2x3 Lisa Lee Program Coordinator, Asia Health Policy Program and Southeast Asia Program